Bordeaux, Vieillard. Porcelain plate with coat of arms for Mgr Fournier


BORDEAUX, Manufacture J. Vieillard & Cie

Porcelain dessert plate with lobed borders and polychrome and gilt decoration of Mgr Fournier coat of arms in center. Gilt threading on borders.

Circa 1870

Diameter: 21 cm (8-1/4 in.)

Félix FOURNIER, was born in Nantes, France on May 2, 1803, consecrated in this city at the church Saint-Nicolas on August 10, 1870, deceased in Rome on June 4, 1877, Knight for Legion of Honour.

Coat of arms: gules on facade with Church Saint-Nicolas of Nantes (the prelate built and was its priest for thirty years) of argent and chief silver with charges of five ermine spots sable.

Motto: Fratrum amator et populi Israël (2 Mac., xv, 14).

Bibliography :
- Mgr Fournier, by Abbot Pothier. Nantes, France, 1900.

Provenance :

  • Item(s) quantity:  1
  • Expertissim Reference: 2013120297