Circa 1890. 13.4ins high, 13.4ins wide, 3.3ins depth. Barbizet (attributed) French Palissy Majolica platter which features three crayfish, a snake, a lizard, seashells and leaves.
Colouration: cobalt blue, green, brown, are predominant.
Book reference ,'Palissy Ware' by Marshall P. Katz and Robert Lehr, page 127, figure 154.
KILN EFFECTS: a couple of shrinkage lines to the leaves.
RESTORATION. Stabilised and retouched crack to rim, which goes through the left pincer of the grey crayfish.
One other crayfish leg restored.