We are pleased to offer this set of seven French dessert dishes made by Eduoart Honoré, circa 1840. Eduoard Honoré was one of the best of the Paris porcelain manufacturers in the first half of the 19th century. These beautiful hand-painted dishes have vibrant, enameled colors. In the center is a spray of pink, red and purple flowers. The border is decorated with swags of pink roses and other flowers. Small green leaves and lavish gilding along the lobed edge enhance the flowers.
The dishes are marked “ED Honoré Bould Poissonnière no.4 à Paris Manufacture à Champroux Allier”
Dimensions: 8.75″ diameter.
Price for the set: $880
Background of Edouart Honoré and Paris porcelain:
Edouard D. Honoré (d. 1855) headed one of the most important porcelain manufactories in Paris in the first half of the 19th century. His first partnership was with P-L Dagoty and, after its dissolution, he continued independently with a saleroom at Boulevard Poissonnière and decorating studios in Montparnasse in Paris, and a factory at Champroux, Allier. Honoré
Old Paris Porcelain, also referred to as Vieux Paris porcelain refers to the decorated gilt porcelain created in and around Paris by more than 30 different factories from the mid-18th century through circa 1870.