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Plate from "Rousseau" Service

1866-1875
Félix-Joseph-Auguste Bracquemond, French, 1833 - 1914. Made by Lebeuf-Milliet et Cie, Creil and Montereau, France, 1840 - 1875. Made for François-Eugène Rousseau, French, 1827 - 1891

In addition to the “Rousseau” Service tableware with its combed blue borders and white backgrounds (2018-6-38), the service was also produced in a borderless version with differently shaped plates. However, both versions employed the same asymmetrical combination of animal, plant, and insect images copied from Japanese prints, typically a large image supported by two smaller ones. Like the original tableware, all decorations in this variant version were transfer printed and hand painted.

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