Antique French Faience Plaque of st. Bruno

A fine French Faience Plaque of st. Bruno, possibly 17th Century, painted in blue underglaze, inscribed: "S. Brunono"*. Dimensions: 26 cm x 21.5 cm. Signed on the back. Fine Condition.

* St. Bruno of Cologne: Confessor, ecclesiastical writer, and founder of the Carthusian Order. He was born at Cologne about the year 1030; died 6 October, 1101, usually represented with a death's head in his hands, a book and a cross, or crowned with seven stars. He was a celebrated teacher at Reims, and a close advisor of his former pupil, Pope Urban II.

Stock number: PY1319


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