Creil-Montereau. Rousseau earthenware service



Fine earthenware Rousseau service comprising one oval platter decorated with large polychrome fish and twelve plates with multi-lobed border with polychrome decoration of fish, stingray, goose, pheasant, insects, butterfly and flowers. Blue combwork on borders

All pieces are marked in black

Late 19th Century

Width of platter: 60 cm (23-1/2 in.)
Diameter of plate: 24 cm (9-1/4 in.)

Very minor crackling on platter and two plates and minor chips on two plates

The Rousseau service was awarded a medal at the Universal Exposition in 1867. This Japonist fine earthenware service with under enamel printing and was produced by François-Eugène Rousseau (1827-1890) after etchings by Félix Bracquemond (1833-1914). It was reproduced continuously until the mid-20th Century.

Provenance :

  • Item(s) quantity:  2
  • Expertissim Reference: 2013100032