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19th Century French Painted Oval Faience Wall Platter with Handles from Rouen

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This beautiful antique ceramic dish was crafted in Normandy, France, circa 1880. The stylized ceramic plate has a scalloped edge and depicts a hand painted courting scene with a violinist teaching a young woman how to dance. The French motto reads: "si tu veux apprendre la danse, il faut payer un mois d'avance" ("if you want to learn how to dance, you must pay a month in advance"). This porcelain wall hanging platter is embellished with colorful cornucopia and other natural motifs around the periphery. The piece is in excellent condition with gracious lines and rich colors throughout the composition. Measures: 15.25" W x 10.5" H.   

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  • Dimensions
    H 10.5 in. x W 15.25 in. x D 2 in.H 26.67 cm x W 38.74 cm x D 5.08 cm
  • Seller Location
    Dallas, TX
  • Seller Reference Number
    172-35
  • Reference Number
    LU95127571633
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