Superb 1940s double-handled French faience serving platter in
Gien's 140-year-old Pivoines pattern featuring richly colored fanciful blooms. Lovely cobalt scrolled borders with pretty ochre rims. Entirely hand-painted. Marked "Gien France" with the castle mark used by the company from 1941 ...
Striking Lalique French Art Deco crystal cookie plate
with a decidedly modern leaf design. Wonderful organic form. Substantial crystal is a quarter of an inch thick. Perfect for serving a cheese course, too. Signed "Lalique France."