Pair of Limoges Parian and Blu Porcelain Busts of Young Children Stamped Fharaud

$2,200.00

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A fine pair of Limoges porcelain and Parian busts of two young children, very well detailed and standing on cobalt blue ceramic bases with a gilded ring decoration. This lovely and sweet brother sister team are Stamped Fharaud on the underside.

Parian ware is a type of biscuit porcelain imitating marble. It was developed circa 1845 by the Staffordshire pottery manufacturer Mintons, and named after Paros, the Greek island renowned for its fine-textured, white Parian marble, used since antiquity for sculpture.

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    Materials and Techniques: Ceramic, Porcelain
    Height: 16 in. (40.64 cm)
    Width: 9.5 in. (24.13 cm)
    Depth: 7.5 in. (19.05 cm)
    Date of Manufacture: 1940s
    Period: 1960-1969
    Similar to: Limoges (Manufacturer)