Lot 587
Two Early Faience Pottery Figures
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
19th century, a French faience cow painted in polychrome with flowers (lacking end of horns; tight hairline on neck; over-paint or glue residue) (3.5 x 4.25 in.); a Faience drummer boy, 18th century, Strasbourg, modeled as playing a drum, polychrome decorated, signed on the underside with an "H" for Hannong, (hands probably repaired and without drumsticks; tiny flakes to hat) (7 in.).

Private Collection of a North Carolina Gentleman

The Hannong factory at Strasbourg operated from 1709-1780, each potter signing his mark with a variation of the letter H.