Large decorative platter with white ground and bright yellow outer rim. Italian-Renaissance influenced decoration. Inner rim with decoration of crowned medallions with fame figures, satyrs and abundant figs. Center of platter with medallion representing Cupid straddling a mythological dolphin.
Production date 1860
Diameter: 44 cm (17-1/3 in.)
Small chip underneath
This platter is reproduced in Michelle-Cecile Gilard’s work on Gien earthenware on p. 21. The author details that this type of platter appears more often with white-black, white, dark blue and dense brown-black ground. The specificity of this example is having an outer rim with acidic yellow ground.
- Item(s) quantity: 1
- Expertissim Reference: 2014041300