Start Dating henriot quimper plates

Dating henriot quimper plates

If you’re new to Quimper, here are some things you should know.

Henriot acquired Porquier pottery in 1913 including all the models, moulds, Biscuits stock…

Even if technology has improved in the last 50 years, the processes of tin-glazed earthenware were preserved and the free course is always left to the creativity of local artists.

Since 1960s, His son Pol Lucas and sisters dedicated their lives to the faïencerie until 1984.

So, HB Henriot Faïencerie purchased Keraluc models, now, they own Keraluc trademark.

Due to competition between faïenceries, HB registered trademark in 1882, inspired his main competitor; Mr Henriot who signed his creations HR since 1894 : H for Henriot and R for Riou (maiden name of his wife).

Henriot signed his pieces in a way that did cause too much confusion, but he finally signed with his name Henriot…and he did well! Faïencerie means H for Hubaudière and B for Bousquet. Several Faïenceries based in Quimper, not only HB – Henriot Faïenceries.

Another Famous artist named Paul Fouillen joined HB Faïencerie in 1922 as peinteur.

He learnt fast and easy all processes, so that, he finally created his own models, Art Deco style.

From beautiful Brittany, and the town of Quimper comes faience pottery known all over the world.

Quimper faience has a long history, which is perhaps why it is so beloved among it’s collectors.

In the second half of the 19th century, HB & Porquier faienceries asked talented artists to collaborate in order to diversify their production ranges, a few of these reknown artists were Yan’ Dargent, Henry Guihénec, Théophile Deyrolle.