Culinary Basketweave Demijohn

The classic French blue and yellow Dionysus pattern is one of Gien's trademark designs. This antique faience service includes: 12 dinner plates, 12 salad plates, 12 soup bowls, Covered Soup Tureen, Covered Vegetable Casserole, Footed Compote, Salad Bowl, Plated Gravy Boat, 2 Oval Vegetable Dishes, 2 Large Oval Serving Platters, and Round Serving Platter. Gien was founded in 1820 by Thomas Hall, an Englishman who wanted to introduce fine English earthenware techniques to France. Production first began with functional tableware then went on to make formal dinnerware, decorative pieces and tableware emblazoned with notable families' coats of arms. Gien has produced exceptional pieces, which it has presented at the various Universal Exhibitions from 1855 to 1900. Item: 10648 List Price: $4,500.00