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MEDIUM Glazed earthenware
  • Place Made: France
  • DATES 1866
    DIMENSIONS Height: 1 in.; diameter: 9 5/8 in. (2.5 x 24.4 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS On underside of base, at center, transfer printed in black: "CREIO/ZM&CIE/MONTEREAU/MODELE/E ROUSSEAU/A/PARIS"
    CREDIT LINE Gift of H. Blairman & Sons Ltd.
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION White bodied earthenware plate from the Service Rousseau, with flared rim and slightly scalloped edge. Painted with naturalistic butterfly, stylized branches with leaves, and a flower, in shades of brown, yellow, blue, green, and pink. Asymmetrical disposition indicative of Japonism. Outer rim of plate is painted with overlapping pointed lines in a gradation of blue [dark to light], resembling brush strokes. Good condition. Two small chips to the edge of the plate
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Félix Bracquemond (Paris, France, 1833–1914, Sèvres, France). Plate, 1866. Glazed earthenware, Height: 1 in.; diameter: 9 5/8 in. (2.5 x 24.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of H. Blairman & Sons Ltd., 2005.62. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2005.62_PS1.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 2005.62_PS1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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