Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Large Choisy Le Roi Palissy Majolica Fish Wall Platter

Circa 1880. 15.4ins high, 22ins wide, 5.1ins depth. Choisy Majolica wall platter which features fish, crustaceans, a frog, a tortoise, a beetle, a snail, shells and foliage. Water effect ground.

Colouration: brown, green, blue, are predominant.

The piece bears maker's marks for the Choisy pottery. Bears a pattern number, '137'.

Book reference ,'Bernard PALISSY et ses suiveurs…', by Christine Viennet and Paul Starosta. Page 212, figure 1.

Condition

CONDITION: Very good.

RESTORATION. Filled and retouched flaw to leaf near large fish's tail.

Filled chip to frog's top lip,

one also to caterpillar's back

and two to under rim.


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