Hand painted floral asparagus server, Desvres, Fourmaintraux, France. A Trompe L’oeil effect of a tray, cradle and sauce boat - it is actually one piece. The cradle is pierced for drainage, side handles, a scalloped bottom rim. An armory blason of Vannes, Brittany with the motto, A Ma Vie - To My Life.A blue mark for Fourmaintraux – either the mark of Fourmaintraux-Courquin (1875-1900) or Charles Fourmaintraux (1900-1905) and an older merchant label.Excellent. Light wear expected of faience.