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LA FAIENCE DE MARSEILLE AU XVIIIe SIECLE: LA MANUFACTURE DE LA VEUVE PERRIN (The Faience of Marseille in the 18th Century: The Manufactory of the Widow Perrin). Centre de la Vieille Charite, Marseille, 1990. Published by Musees de Marseille in association with Editions Agep, Marseille. 312 pp. with 505 ills. (418 col.). 33 x 25 cm. LC 91-116586 ISBN 290263448X In French.
Focusing on wares created by one of the principal faience manufactories to flourish in Marseille during the 1700s, this well-illustrated catalogue offers a thorough examination of the stylistic character and economic development of faience production in southern France. Twelve scholarly essays presenting a detailed history of the Veuve Perrin firm and of 18th-century faience in Marseille accompany reproductions of more than 300 platters, tureens, vases and other objects arranged to illustrate a wide variety of decorative motifs.
Artist(s):Perrin, Pierrette
Indexing: Western, Europe — France — 1600-1800 — Ceramics — Women Artists
Plans: 50,30
Worldwide Number: 022948
Hardcover $110.00    

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