It became the cradle of French faience by importing Italian potters to recreate the plates and small figures of Emilian centers like Faenza, hence the French term for the porous clay paste covered with an opaque enamel and decorated before firing.The region soon exported its own potters and motifs (religious, then floriated and Oriental) to other centers, like its great rival Rouen, which would keep Versailles in faience.Beautifully executed in cream craquelier with pink and gold robes and painted black detail on the face and plinth and mirror. Lemanceau also designed the tombstone for the ceramist, Louis Lourioux. As previously suggested, the stalagmite-based "8.2ka" event from the Asian monsoon area likely reflects the response of East Asian monsoon climates to ice-rafted events in the Northern Atlantic.This is a large original 19th century polychrome sculpture by Ladislas Graindorge (1826-1901).The subject is Saint Mark, one of four evangelists made by Graindorge at his faiencerie in Le Rohu, Brittany.
He was soon designing objects for all the prestigious Paris Superb craquelier ceramic statue by Charles Harva from around 1930. From the 1930s, he was based at La Ruche, a beehive-shaped artists’ community in Paris which is still in activity today.
He’s depicted in medieval style, with flowing robes and a kneeling angel.
v Dating to around 1898, the sculpture was no doubt intended for church or private chapel. No chips, cracks or restoration, very minor traces of age and use. Large hand-signed Art Deco polychrome sculpture of two doves by the French sculptor, Charles Lemanceau We believe it may have been made by the faiencerie Saint-Radegonde and was made around 1930. So is the the treatment – in high-fired turquoise enamel with flashes of contrasting colour. Lemanceau in the enamel colour used predominantly in the glaze.
Oxygen isotope records of stalagmites from Southern China.
Two atmospheric circulation systems, the mid-latitude Westerlies and the Asian summer monsoon (ASM), play key roles in northern-hemisphere climatic changes.