Fine Love Token Slipware Spoon Holder

Of Circular Form with Twin Pockets 
With Rare Stylised “Cigales” Decoration 
Slip Glazed Earthenware 
French, Provençale, c.1900

12.75" high x 12.75" wide x 3" deep 

Ref: 9977

This piece comes from an English Private Collection and is illustrated and described in Robert Young, “Folk Art”, (Pub. Mitchell Beazley 1999), Page 129.

Examples of a similar form are shown and discussed in Andre Desvallees and Georges Riviere’s publication “Arts Populaires des Pays de France” (Page 72) and in P M Favelac “Potteries Rustiques”, Pages 58 and 59.

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