La Maison Bernardaud produces plates drawn by artist Marc Séguin, close friend of Martin Picard.
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In 1771, the brothers Massié and Fourneira Grellet established the first Limoges porcelain factory.
It was successful enough that the King of France purchased the plant in 1784 so it could exclusively make white porcelain to...
As a rule, however, retail and insurance/replacement values are about the same.