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Plate "with balloon" in Moustiers earthenware, Féraud factory, 18th century
Plate "with balloon" in Moustiers earthenware, Féraud factory, 18th century - Porcelain & Faience Style Plate "with balloon" in Moustiers earthenware, Féraud factory, 18th century -
Ref : 99016
1 350 €
Period :
18th century
Provenance :
France
Medium :
Earthenware
Dimensions :
Ø 9.84 inch
Porcelain & Faience  - Plate "with balloon" in Moustiers earthenware, Féraud factory, 18th century 18th century - Plate "with balloon" in Moustiers earthenware, Féraud factory, 18th century
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Plate "with balloon" in Moustiers earthenware, Féraud factory, 18th century

Plate with godronné edge in earthenware of Moustiers with polychrome decoration of big fire in the center said "in the balloon" and of a village on a terrace, rockeries and flowered twigs in the wing.
The scene represents the ascent of Pierre Testu-Brissy from Paris to Breteuil in the night of 10 to 11 June 1786.
With iron rods, using static electricity, he made sparks fly in the night. This experiment was all the more daring as his balloon was inflated with hydrogen!
Manufacture Féraud, 18th century.

Diameter: 25 cm.

The three dots in the crest would be a Masonic symbol.
Cf. Nelly Fouchet, Faïences patriotiques, faïences au ballon contemporaines de premiers vols aéronautiques, 1987, éditions Varia, Fig III(63) page 30.

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