MEILLONNAS - Rare plate, eight curved lobe polychrome armorial decor,
oval shield under a coronet supported by two lions, one standing on its hind legs,
the other lying,the wing is decorated with war trophies. purple mesh edge.
Diam: 24.5 cm.
Arms: Quarterly at 1 & 4 silver three blackbirds sand placed two and one, the 2 & 3 gold to azure lion that couldbe
those of the family of Aumont or Gramont.
Three small chips in visible border, beautiful enamel, no restoration.
Only model known to date.
anc. Coll. Marcel Haas 97, M.Haas sale May 12, 1949, No. 42.
Is labeled Art Pottery Old - Nicolier.
Reproduced by Jean Rosen in the catalog of the exhibition at the Museum of Brou,
The earthenware Meillonnas, 1760-1845, April-September 1993, p. 72 # 6.