(4) HB & Henriot French Quimper faience pieces, late 19th-mid 20th century. Includes: a) lidded box with a Breton man and woman painted on the lid, signed on bottom HB Quimper JF; b) wall pocket with gold and blue trim and a man smoking a pipe painted on the side, signed on back Henriot Quimper 159; c) unsigned faience tile with yellow trim and a fisherman at the center; d) unsigned Rouen faience cup with a woman painted on the side.
Dimensions are: a) 2.5 inches tall X 4.75 inches dia, b) 10.25 inches tall X 3.5 inches wide X 3.25 inches deep, c) 5.375 inches wide X 5.375 inches tall X .375 inches thick, d) 5.25 inches wide with handle X 4 inches deep X 3 inches tall. All measurements are approximate.
Condition: a) Decoration is still bright and clear. Two repaired breaks to lid, longest 2.875 inches. Chip to edge of lid, .875 inch long. b) Rubbing to glaze on tip, chips to top rim, and chip to front rim, 7/8 inch long X 3/8 inch wide. c) Tile is free of cracks, chips, or repairs. Scattered glaze pops to front, d) Free of breaks and with scattered chipping to rim, largest .5 inch long. Cracks to body of cup, longest 8.25 inches.
Provenance: From a multi-generational French-American family.