The Queen’s Pot

Manufacture Normand

Handmade reproduction of the original 18th century Marie-Antoinette garden pot with saucer in blue and white enameled, frost-proof stoneware. Originally created for the Versailles Castle Gardens for Queen Marie-Antoinette. Licensed by the Palace of Versailles and packed in an elegant box with Queen’s monogram and a historical note. History, tradition and master craftsmanship united in an exceptional piece. Read more

$250.00

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In 2018, Manufacture Normand was awarded the honor of inscribing their savoir-faire into history. They recreated the Queen’s Pot as part of a greater restoration of the Queen’s Hamlet in the Versailles Castle Gardens. Designed by Richard Mique, the architect who designed the Hamlet, the pots bear Marie-Antoinette’s monogram in a medallion framed by ribbons and roses. Originally, 1232 pots decorated the long, wooden, exterior galleries and staircases of the Queen’s House in the Hamlet. Of those, 656 were sold during the Revolution, and all but a single pot were lost. Using that unique vessel, Manufacture Normand has patiently and meticulously recreated a new series that is in every way exceptional.

Why we love this: This frost-proof piece can stay outside all year round.

Created in: Saint-Amand-en-Puisaye, France

Materials & techniques: Hand-thrown, enameled, frost-proof stoneware, fired at 2190°F / 1200°C

Dimensions: Ø x H / 7.9” x 6.3” / 20 cm x 16 cm

Availability: Uniquely made to order - Estimated production time: 1 week

Reference code: MANOPOMA

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Manufacture Normand

Faïencerie, Saint-Amand-en-Puisaye, France

The quaint village of Saint-Amand-en-Puisaye in Burgundy has been world-renowned for its pottery manufacturing since the end of the 15th century. Situated in the heart of this historic village, the Manufacture Normand is the oldest manufacturer in Saint-Amand still in operation today, founded in 1736. Selected by the Château de...

  • Handcrafted in France. In a celebration of craftsmanship and manufactoring traditions, we tour each French region to bring you our curated selection of exceptional homeware, gifts and collectibles.

  • Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant (EPV) is an official certification recognizing living heritage companies for rare craftsmanship based on rigorous qualification criteria.

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