3 October 2006
A Creil faience fine transfer-printed dinner service
CIRCA 1810, IMPRESSED CREIL
Inspired by Wedgwood examples, with vine borders, with various mythological scenes and further with French, English and Swiss topographical scenes, and scenes from the fables by Jean de la Fontaine, comprising: a large two-handled tureen and cover, with views from Fribourg and Baden in Aargau, a large two-handled tureen and cover, and a stand, with views from Vevey, Bienne etc., a pair of fixed navette-shaped sauce boats and covers, a pair of egg cups on fixed stand, a sauce boat, a cream pot and cover, a pair of pedestal coupes or comports, three square side dishes, in sizes, a tripod strainer, two extra covers, an oval small plate, three deep small plates, in sizes, six dishes, in sizes, twenty-four plates, eighteen small plates (minor damages) (74)
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See M. Ariès, Donation Millet et Faiences Fines du Musée, Musée de l'ile de France, Sceaux, 1979, p. 8 ill. 26 for a related plate with vine border.
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