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Schlagwort: Edgar Vigario

Sceaux | Albarello 18th Century

A Pair of Sceaux Faience Drug Jars Periode J. Chapelle – End of 18th Century Some interesting background information about the manufactury you can find at the J. Paul Getty Museum: The ceramic manufactory at Sceaux, outside of Paris, was founded initially as a faience factory about 1735 under the patronage of Anne-Louise Bénédicte, duchesse du Maine. In 1748 the original owner, Louis-François de Bey, went into partnership with Jacques Chapelle and began manufacturing soft-past porcelain. Chapelle, who had previously worked as a modeler at the Rue de Charenton manufactory,...