Stoke on Trent is the city in England made famous by factories such as Spode and Ansley.
Limoges is a city in France made famous for its decorated Porcelain.
The French Majolica featured in this collection was designed by Gustave DeBruyn, Lille France 1870.
Majolica is referred to as a kind of earthenware covered with an opaque tin glaze and decorated on the glaze before firing. Popular in 19th century England and France often modeled in naturalistic shapes and made in lively colors.