"Rouen Earthenware Plate With Quiver Decor, Eighteenth Century."Rouen earthenware plate with polychrome decoration of burning torches, quiver and two doves in the center.
Painter's mark on the back "Gandin" in iron red.
Circa 1760, 18th century.
Diameter: 24 cm.
The crossed fiery torches are the symbol of marriage.
Cf. Dorothée Guillemé Brulon, Paris & Rouen, Sources and influence, History of French Earthenware collection, Edition Charles Massin, 1998, identical piece reproduced on page 43.