Gien Oiseau Bleu Jumbo Breakfast Cups & Saucers

A pair of large breakfast cups and saucers in the beautiful and popular pattern. Second-hand.

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We can let you know if we find something similar. Just tell us - you do not have to buy anything!


What's for sale?

This is a pair of very large breakfast cups and saucers in the beautiful, "Oiseau Bleu" pattern.

Oiseau Bleu is a popular and pretty design by the Belgian artist Isabelle de Borchgrave. It features a blue bird on a background of branches and flowers, with a variety of shapes and patterns running in a band around the rim.

Who made it and when?

These were made in the 1980s by Faïencerie de Gien, a long-established and highly regarded pottery manufacturer based in the Loire Valley of France. Faïence is the French term for high quality, tin-glazed earthenware. The company was founded in 1821 by Englishman Thomas Hall. The maker's mark underneath reads:

  • Oiseau Bleu
  • Gien
  • France

What condition are they in?

  • Second-hand
  • In very good condition
  • No chips or cracks
  • The original retail box is included

What are the measurements?

  • Cup 8cm high
  • Cup 11.5cm from rim to handle
  • Saucer 2cm high
  • Saucer 18cm diameter
  • Each cup and saucer weighs 597 grams

If you have questions or would like more detailed pictures, just send us an email to help@3bearscottage.co.uk.

Maker
www.gien.com
Maker
isabelledeborchgrave.com
Material
earthenware
Period
Late 20th century (1950-1999)
Origin
France
Stock ID:
838
Out of stock.
Sold.

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