Marseille earthenware dish, oval shape with four lobes in irregular braces interspersed with four lobes in recess and projecting edge. Polychrome decoration in the great fire, or dominate a powerful manganese and a yellow cameo, very bright. The wing is decorated with a frieze of scrolls, shells, foliage, flowering branches and cartouches with trellises. In the center of the basin, a scene representing two gallant couples conversing in a wooded landscape on the edge of a river, in yellow monochrome, inscribed in a medallion with a decorative variant or intervenes in the composition composed of polychrome rocaille motifs that of wading birds.
Period : Second half of the XVIIIth century (around 1750-1755).
Workshop : Joseph II FAUCHIER.
Bibliography: A similar model " earthenware and porcelain of MARSEILLE- XVII - XVIIIth century " Editions Museums of MARSEILLE - Castle PASTRE - Diffusion SEUIL.
Page : 69 - Photo : N°73.
Very good general condition, small chips on the edge, no restoration.
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