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'Rousseau' service

  • Object:

    Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Creil (made)

  • Date:

    1866-1867 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Braquemond, Felix (designer)
    Rousseau, François-Eugène, born 1827 - died 1891 (made for)
    LeBeuf, Milliet et Cie. (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware, transfer-printed and painted in enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by F.-E. Rousseau

  • Museum number:

    696-1869

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 37, shelf 5

Physical description

Salad bowl of earthenware, decorated with a cock, butterflies and flowers on a white ground.

Place of Origin

Creil (made)

Date

1866-1867 (made)

Artist/maker

Braquemond, Felix (designer)
Rousseau, François-Eugène, born 1827 - died 1891 (made for)
LeBeuf, Milliet et Cie. (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware, transfer-printed and painted in enamels

Marks and inscriptions

'Creil / LM & Cie / Montereau / Modèle / E Rousseau / a / Paris'
Printed in black

Dimensions

Height: 9.8 cm, Diameter: 28.0 cm

Object history note

This model was shown in the Universal Exhibition, Paris, 1867. The motifs were taken from Japanese prints including the Mangwa of the artist, Hokusai.

Descriptive line

Salad bowl, part of the 'Rousseau' service, earthenware transfer-printed and painted in enamels; designed by Felix Braquemond, made for François-Eugène Rousseau by Lebeuf Milliet et Cie., Creil, France, 1866-67

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Bryant, Julius. Art and Design for all: The Victoria and Albert Museum . London: V&A publishing, 2011. p 225. ISBN 978 1 85177 666 5

Production Note

Designed by Felix Braquemond, made for François-Eugène Rousseau, by Lebeuf & Milliet et Cie.

Materials

Earthenware; Enamel

Techniques

Transfer-printed; Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Cock; Flowers; Butterflies

Categories

Ceramics; Art Pottery; Earthenware; Tableware & cutlery

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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