Licensed Vaillancourt Folk Art Chalkware and packaging by Gorham Silver from 1987.

History Lesson: Vaillancourt’s Gorham Silver Chalkware

If it were not for the fortunate circumstances of an overseas company going out of business, today’s fine art quality chalkware may never have come to be. How Vaillancourt Folk Art’s 1986’s licensing agreement could have proven fatal for this American small business.

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