A 19th Century Palissy Ware plate featuring fish and a lobster in an underwater scene, signed A.R. Alfred Renoleau, circa 1889-1891.
Palissy Ware is a 19th century term for ceramics produced in the style of French potter Bernard Palissy. This style of pottery is characterized by 3D ceramics of aquatics, snakes, fish, lizards, frogs, and snails arranged onto plates, wall art and platters. Palissy ware was also the name given by Minton & Co for the earthenware known as 'majolica'.
An Alfred Renoleau Palissy Ware Plate, circa 1889-91 signed