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Set of Four Antique French Gien Black and White Transferware Plates France circa 1850

A set of four antique French black and white transferware plates from Gien France circa 1850. Please look at each plate depicting a different scene along with a lavish decorated border with the title along the lower rim. Each plate includes a banner for "Arts, Sciences, Industrie and Commerce" evenly spaced around the border. Plates such as these were manufactured to celebrate France's accomplishments in the world as well as being used as instructive objects within a home while on display. 

# FA250A


7.75" w x 7.75" d x 1.00" h

19.69cm w x 19.69cm d x 2.54cm h

A set of four Science and Industry themed transferware plates from France, c.1850.