Fine earthenware Rousseau service comprising 14 plates, three cake stands and one sauce boat. Polychrome decoration of fish, crab, birds, butterflies, poppies, iris, chrysanthemums, hawthornes and roses. Blue combwork on borders.
All pieces are marked in black
Late 19th Century
Diameter of plate: 24,5 cm (9-1/2 in.)
Height of stand: 8 cm (3 in.); 8 cm (3 in.); 10,5 cm (4 in.) - Diameter: 22 cm (8-1/2 in.); 22 cm (8-1/2 in.); 24 cm (9-1/4 in.)
Height of sauceboat: 10,5 cm (4 in.) - Width: 28 cm (11 in.)
Chip on one stand’s pedestal, crack on one plate, minor chips on eight plates.
The Rousseau pattern was awarded at the Universal Exposition of 1867. This Japonism service of fine earthenware with under enamel printing was produced after 1886 by François-Eugène Rousseau (1827-1890) based on etchings by Félix Bracquemond (1833-1914). It was in constant production until the mid-20th Century
- Items quantity: 1
- Expertissim Reference: 2013090755