Vintage Gien French Farmhouse Kitchen Advertising Brown Print Les Fromages Plate with Bovines / Grazing Cows
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Just in from France! Bring a touch of France to your kitchen with this heavy stoneware plate by Gien featuring wonderful lettering in brown, reading Les Fromages. Cows are depicted grazing alongside a fence with a farmhouse in the background.
Gien was founded in 1821 by Thomas Hall, and Englishman who wanted to introduce fine English earthenware manufacturing techniques in France.
Production first began with functional tableware, then went on to make more formal dinnerware, decorative pieces and tableware emblazoned with notable families' coats of arms.
Measures: appx 8"
Condition" No chips or cracks, some crazing