Circa 1870. 13ins high, 18.9ins wide, 3.5ins depth. Longchamp French Palissy Majolica platter which features a lobster, starfish,
shells and dragonfly to the front.
Colouration: green, ochre, blue, are predominant.
The piece bears maker's marks for the Longchamp pottery. Bears a pattern number, '16'.
Book reference ,'Palissy Ware' by Marshall P. Katz and Robert Lehr, page 150, figure 199.
CONDITION: Generally good.
KILN EFFECTS: a few shrinkage lines to the front;
touch mark to the rim.
RESTORATION. Seven legs and large section to one antennae remodelled.
One eye reglued and join retouched.