a creil creamware part dinner service
Circa 1830, impressed and stamped
Printed in black with scenes and surrounded by a grape and vine border, comprising:
One two-handled tureen and cover (finial restored) with scenes from L'Amour (23 cm., 9 in. diam.);
Two matched boat-shaped sauce boats on fixed stands and covers (one finial lacking) (25.5 cm., 9 7/8 in. wide);
Six oval serving dishes and one strainer, one with Histoire de France, two with mythological scenes and two with historical scenes (36 cm., 14 1/8 in. diam.);
Three circular serving dishes with Vue de Suisse (33 cm., 13 in. diam.);
One circular serving dish and two strainers, with An de Rome (31 cm., 12 1/8 in. diam.);
One circular serving dish with Vue de la Suisse (27.5 cm., 10 7/8 in. diam.);
Four circular bowls, three with An de Rome and one with An du Monde, (21 1/2 cm., 8 3/8 in. diam.) (one restuck);
Eleven small plates with Fables, i.e.
Les Devineresses. Fable XV.Livre VII, (21.5 cm., 8 1/2 in. diam.), and eleven plates with Fables, i.e.
Les deux avanturiers et le talisman. Fable XIV Livre X,
Le jardinier et son seigneur, Fable IV, Livre IV, (24.7 cm., 9 5/8 in. diam.),
(scratches and minor chips and cracks) (40)