Plate from the Strasburg region
Floral Plate from EAstern France – Probably Les Islettes
Charming early 19th Century Faience plate roses and other flowers. This plate is from the Alsace-Lorainne region of France, probably from the famous factory at Les Islettes.
The Les Islettes faience factory in Bois d’Epense was founded by François Bernard (1739 – 1801), in 1764. The factory began with 30 workers and master painters from the other centers of the East of France such as Epinal and Luneville. By the beginning of the 19th Century some 200 people were working at Bois d’Epense. The business was passed down through the family.
Condition: Some light damage to rim.