Hand-painted signed one of a kind decorative ceramic charger created by listed artist master potter in Quimper Marjatta Taburet born in 1931, Helsinki, Finland. This glazed hand-painted glazed stoneware dish is typical of her work with a beautiful polychrome decor in deep blues and oranges with reds, yellows, and greens form a wonderful image of sunflowers and an exotic peacock .
After apprenticing at Arabia ceramics in Finland, she moved to Paris to study in 1950. Eventually graduating from Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Decoratifs in Paris in 1959. She worked at Quimper from 1967-1984 until opening her own studio with her husband Jean Claude Taburet renowned listed potter as well. She's the author of the book "La Faience de Quimper".
This dish is a wonderful work of glazing and firing, it is also in excellent condition. Signed by Marjatta Taburet HB Quimper, circa 1960. She's the author of the book "La Faience de Quimper".
A similar plate is referenced in the Encyclopedia of Quimper pottery tome V page 412. handcrafted in Quimper Britain France.
It measures 12.6 inches in diameter. Vallauris style hand-painted ceramic workshop studio.