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Gabriel Fourmaintraux - Desvres - Very rare Belle Epoque tableware for dollhouse (10) - Porcelain

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Location: Belgium
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France - 1890-1919

No. of items: 10
Object: Very rare Belle Epoque tableware for dollhouse
Material: Porcelain
Designer/ Artist: Gabriel Fourmaintraux
Manufacturer/ Brand: Desvres
Estimated Period: 1890-1919
Country of Origin: France
Condition: Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear

This is a very rare coffee set for a doll’s house
Is in the Musée de la Porcelaine.

Gabriel Fourmaintraux was the only potter to have trained at the école de Sèvres (pottery site), he threw himself into the production of hard porcelain in Desvres.

For about twenty years, from 1909 to around 1929, he created all kids of decorative objects, of European or Asian influence: vases, plates, inkwells... especially mushroom lamps, Berger lamps, miniatures.

It was a great success, especially exports, however, this expensive production was halted by the revaluation of the franc and the advent of Art Deco in 1925 and stopped by the financial crisis in the 1930s. Since then, the Gabriel Fourmaintraux factory dedicated itself exclusively to faience and stopped producing porcelain permanently; this was an episode in the history of desvroise ceramics.

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