Limoges Porcelain Enamel Pintray

55.00

ORIGIN: France

YEAR: 1950s

DIMENSION: 14cm

 

About Limoges…

Limoges is a city and the name given to all the hard-paste porcelain objects made in its perimeter since the 18th century, although the area became famous for its enamelling technique throughout Europe in the 12th century.

 

What are the characteristics of Limoges ceramics?
First of all, its composition is based on local sourced natural ingredients: kaolin, feldspar and quartz. Then, the firing process of this paste which produces a shiny transparent glaze. Last but not least, the talent of the designers who have brought their creativity to the pieces.