Plate

Ref: 1468
  • Designer / Maker

    Designed by Félix Bracquemond (1833-1914)

    Manufactured by Creil et Montereau (1866-75)

    For Eugène Rousseau (1827-90)

  • Detail

    Faience, with hand-coloured printed decoration

    24.5 cm (diameter)

    French (Paris), 1866-75

  • Exhibited

    Paris Exposition Universelle, 1867 (a complete service)

  • Literature

    Jean-Paul Bouillon, Christine Shimizu and Philippe Thiébaut, Art, industrie et japonisme Le service “Rousseau”, Paris, 1988 (for a discussion of the complete service)

  • Collection

    Private collection

  • Notes

    This plate bears the mark of Creil et Montereau in use during the initial period of production (see right).  A bowl with the same crayfish (from the collection of the Musée d’Orsay) is on the cover of Bouillon et al. (op. cit.).  An etching by Bracquemond of the crayfish design is illustrated in Jean-Paul Bouillon, Félix Bracquemond 1833-1914: Graveur et céramiste, Vevey, 2003, pl. 58 (see right).