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Niderviller Faience plate decorated in trompe l'oeil. Circa 1774
Niderviller Faience, Custine period, rare earthenware soup plate painted trompe l'oeil in imitation of an engraving in the center treated in grisaille representing a landscape bearing the inscription "Niderviller 1774", against a background of fake wood. brown surrounded by gold on the border.
Former Gilbert Levy Collection and Sale Label February 1935.
To respond to the fashion of trompe l'oeil, a craftsman of Niderviller, Joseph Deutsch, created around 1773, the decoration of engravings pinned or fixed by a wax seal, on a background of veined wood, natural or colored pink.
18th century. circa [...]