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L'EUROPE DE LA FAIENCE: XVIIe ET XVIIIe SIECLES -- DANS LES COLLECTIONS DU MUSEE DES BEAUX-ARTS, LILLE (The Europe of Faience: 17th and 18th Centuries -- In the Collections of the Musee des Beaux-Arts, Lille). Musee des Beaux-Arts, Lille, 1990. 254 pp. with 356 ills. (36 col.) and 66 reference ills. 27 x 21 cm. ISBN 290209213X In French.
A broad survey of the flourishing of faience in regional centers throughout Europe over the course of two centuries, this catalogue illustrates and describes 314 examples of the highly decorated glazed earthenware, including vases, tableware, tiles and figurines, more than half of French manufacture. A brief introduction traces the history of the faience process and short texts discuss faience production in Italy, the Netherlands and numerous individual French and Belgian cities.
Indexing: Western, Europe — 1600-1800 — Ceramics
Plans: 75,30
Worldwide Number: 054046
Paperbound $65.00    

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