Covered earthenware tureen resting on four feet, provided with handles in the shape of volute, with polychrome decoration of groups of coral, shells, lobsters, mussels, sea urchins, red mullet, scorpion fish, branches of currant, seaweed and fishing rod, the catch of the lid in the shape of branches in relief carrying fruits, handles and feet underlined of combed crimson, green net on the edges
Attributed to the manufacture of Savy.
L. 36 cm, H. 27 cm.
Provenance: Former Joseph Balas collection, March 27, 1930, lot 61.
Former Marcel collection. Piasa sale, December 15, 2004, lot 100.
Appears in the retrospective exhibition of French faïence in 1932 at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, n° 1519.
Reproduced in the Répertoire de la faïence française, pl. 79 B
Featured in the exhibition Un collectionneur et mécène marseillais, Faïences provençales et céramiques ottomanes, Marseille, November 2006-March 2007, catalog by Danielle Maternaty-Baldouy, n° 90, p. 134.