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De Bruyn Fives Lille

The story of the majolica of Fives-Lille starts with Antione Gustave De Bruyn, a fourth generation potter who left Belgium in 1864 and moved to Fives-Lille, a community in the northern part of France.

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Manufacturing of tiles here dates back to 1386, over the centuries it was alternately tile and then pottery, with ceramics for fine tableware appearing at Longchamp under the leadership of Claude Phal-Matiron around 1832. 

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Revol St Uzes

This mark is on the bottom of a stoneware tureen sourced from an old Hotel in the centre of France.  The mark is that of the maufcturing company Revol, from St Uzes.The design could be anywhere between 1930s -1970s.  The faded manufactuing mark is no longer readable but it can be seen that is was a round mark and under the magnifying glass I could make out the word  'Uzes'. I have found exactly the same tureen online with a lid and readable mark.  You can find out more about the Revol brand on their website

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