20 - 21 January 2004
A FRENCH MAJOLICA 'EMAUX OMBRANTS' GREEN-GROUND DESSERT PLATE
BLACK PRINTED RETAILER'S MARK FOR JÉRÔME MASSIER, VALLAURIS A.M., CIRCA 1880
The center with a view of barn yard fowl before a fence, within a continuous border of domestic animals; together with a Griffin Smith & Hill majolica dessert plate, the center with Mercury escorting Psyche, within a cell-pattern border and gilt rim, impressed monogram mark and A
8 in. (20.2cm.) diameter; the American plate (2)
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See Faveton, p. 12 for a similar plate titled 'les émaux ombrants de Rubelles'.
The black printed mark for Massier noted in the printed catalogue is a retailer's mark. The plate was manufactured by Choisy-le-Roi.
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