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Earthenware plate decorated with brownish black house pattern on rim and a central landscape scene depicting a lion lying on the ground and looking at the monkey turned to the viewer with two donkeys at the back. The scene has an inscription "LE LION LE SINGE ET LES DEUX ANES" at the bottom.
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  • Earthenware plate decorated with brownish black house pattern on rim and a central landscape scene depicting a lion lying on the ground and looking at the monkey turned to the viewer with two donkeys at the back. The scene has an inscription "LE LION LE SINGE ET LES DEUX ANES" at the bottom.

Date:

1800/25

Artist:

Montereau Pottery
French, 1774-1840

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Applied Arts of Europe

Artist

Montereau Pottery (Manufacturer)

Title

Plate

Place

Montereau (Object made in)

Date

1800–1825

Medium

Earthenware, transfer-printed (creamware)

Dimensions

H. 2.2 cm (7/8 in.) diam. 21.7 (8 9/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Herbert L. Stern

Reference Number

1959.446

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