Faïencerie d'Art de Malicorne
A few hours away from Quimper, France lies the village of Malicorne-sur-Sarthe, home to Faïencerie d'Art de Malicorne, and famed Malicorne Pottery. Pottery has been made in the region by master artisans since 1747. Malicorne pottery is characterized by its openwork ceramic molds and decorative decor which carries on the traditions of antique decorations of Rouen and Nevers.
Since 1924, The Faïencerie d’Art de Malicorne has been continuing the tradition of local Malicorne craftsmen and producing fine decorative pottery in the Malicorne style. Each piece of Malicorne pottery is created by hand from preparing the clay, making the molds including the openwork which are carried out by hand using traditional tools to the hand painted designs which pay tribute to the decorative works of the Rouen and Nevers schools. Each piece of Malicorne pottery created by The Faïencerie d’Art de Malicorne is signed by the pottery guaranteeing the piece’s authenticity.