Two French Renaissance style faience chargers
Josaphat Tortat (1843 - ?) of Blois
fourth quarter 19th century
Each molded border with lobed edge, decorated with cartouches filled with royal emblems, including F and C, painted mark of crowned shield enclosing fleur-de-lys over J. Tortat, Blois, the first charger in blue and white centering portrait of Francis I (1494 - 1547); the second polychrome decorated centering fleur-de-lys, diameter 17in.