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Collections > Ceramics > Tray
Circular tray with a wavy edge. The rim decorated with grassy mounds from which spout flowers and foliage. The remainder of the decoration formed of grotesque beings and animals, each on a grassy mound. They include a wild man with an ostrich, a dwarf smoking a pipe, a devil holding a bowl and a man in Roman armour holding a spear. All in green heightened in purple and yellow.
Size: Diameter: 44.8 cm.
Artist / Maker: Moustiers Faience
Object Type: tray
Period: Louis XV
Actual Date: c. 1747
Century: 18th century
Museum Accession Number: Founders/X.4039