Georges Briard Heirloom Imari Covered Sugar and Creamer

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  • Item Category: Ceramics
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Mar 20,2008
  • Channel: Online Auction

Offered is a Creamer and Covered Sugar Bowl in the Heirloom Imari pattern by Georges Briard. Both pieces are marked on the bottom with the Heirloom Fine China by Georges Briard mark. The sugar bowl is five inches tall to the top of the cover and 6 inches from handle to handle. The creamer is 4 inches tall and 5 inches from handle to spout. The pattern is a modern interpretation of a classic Japanese Imari pattern with birds, bamboo in green, tree branches in grays and blues, leaves in green, flowers in a subtle rose tone, against a background of white and deep royal red. It is truly a striking a beautiful pattern. It looks very traditional but at the same time modern! The sugar bowl, its cover, and the creamer are in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, crazing, or noticeable scratches. The pattern is in great condition. Please see my other listings for more pieces in this pattern. Shipping discounts for multiple purchases.

Georges Briard was an artist and designer best known for his glassware designs. He is also well known for being one of the first designers to sign each piece he designed, usually on the front of the piece. "Designed and signed by Georges Briard" become his motto and a strong marketing slogan for his designs, which became very successful in the mid-20 th century.

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