Red Crab

Pierre-Adrien Dalpayrat

9" H x 9.5" W

C0473

c. 1893

Description

Inventory Number C0473

Size 9" H x 9.5" W

Material Stoneware

Period Japonist

Country of Origin France

Year Made c. 1893

Status Available

Condition Minor Conservation

Imminent danger seems to be the theme of this exciting blood-red vase. The realistic rendering of the creeping crab simultaneously suggests the work of sixteenth-century French ceramist Bernard Palissy, lively drawings taken from Japanese sketchbooks, and contemporaneous Japanese pottery.

Marks: Incised AD Dalpayrat / stamped 200.

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