Antique French Quimper Faience Figurine of the Madonna and Child
Antique French Quimper Faience Figurine of the Madonna and Child
Antique French Quimper Faience Figurine of the Madonna and Child
Antique French Quimper Faience Figurine of the Madonna and Child
Antique French Quimper Faience Figurine of the Madonna and Child
Antique French Quimper Faience Figurine of the Madonna and Child
Antique French Quimper Faience Figurine of the Madonna and Child
Antique French Quimper Faience Figurine of the Madonna and Child
Antique French Quimper Faience Figurine of the Madonna and Child
Antique French Quimper Faience Figurine of the Madonna and Child
Antique French Quimper Faience Figurine of the Madonna and Child
Antique French Quimper Faience Figurine of the Madonna and Child
Antique French Quimper Faience Figurine of the Madonna and Child
Antique French Quimper Faience Figurine of the Madonna and Child
Antique French Quimper Faience Figurine of the Madonna and Child
Antique French Quimper Faience Figurine of the Madonna and Child
ANTIQUE FRENCH Figurine: Virgin Mary and Baby Jesus. Old Quimper Pottery Faience Figure of the Madonna and Child
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ANTIQUE FRENCH Figurine: Virgin Mary and Baby Jesus. Old Quimper Pottery Faience Figure of the Madonna and Child

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This is an unusual larger sized religious Quimper / French pottery figurine. It is one of a small group of antique figures made in France that I have available in the online Iconic Edinburgh shop. 

Quimper Faience (tin-glazed pottery) was produced near Quimper in Brittany in France. The pottery was first established in 1708. The decoration is all painted by hand. 

It is a little sculptural figure of the Virgin Mary / Madonna.

She holds a chubby baby Jesus in her arms.

She is shown wearing a long bright yellow dress. The bodice is decorated with green and rust-coloured dots with burnt orange trims. The skirt section is decorated with bright green diamond checks. She wears her traditional blue veil and cloak. Check out the chubby baby - yowzah! he is a big boy! 

She is very naively modelled - and is totally adorable.  The figure is made of a light brown coloured pottery - and it looks like it has been made from pouring liquid clay into a mould. The base is sealed over with an air hole in the base. The tin glaze is applied and is slightly grey-blue in colour and all the details are hand-painted. 

This is certainly an attractive Quimper figurine; perfect for your display cabinet. 

The figure measures 10 inches in height. It is all so beautifully hand-painted - and I just love the wee face of the baby. 

A genuine piece dating to the late 19 century / early 20th century

It is unsigned - so hard to assess which Quimper factory or maker was involved in the production of this one. 

It is in perfect antique condition with no damages.

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