Plate - Hot Air Balloon No. 1 (Charles & Robert) - Faïencerie d’Art de Malicorne Pottery

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Malicorne plate commemorating the first hydrogen balloon flight. Anne-Jean Robert and his brother Nicolas Louis Robert created with Jacques Charles the first hydrogen gas balloon that flew from Paris in Aug. 27 1783.

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.

Hand crafted and hand painted in France. 

Size: 9.5 inch

Colors in photograph are close but may not represent true colors.

Allow 6-8 weeks for delivery.