Majolica ware with a bird motif. Delphin Massier, makers. Starting in 1860 in Vallauris, France, their work has very vibrant colors due to their mastery of copper oxide flambé glazing. All of these taken from the website of Galerie Vauclair in Paris.

Massier-Delphin-Colonne-flamand
Flamingo motif column vase. ca. 1890-1900. Image © Copyright – GALERIE VAUCLAIR. Fair use license. via http://galerie-vauclair.fr/GV/portfolio-item/flamingo-column-delphin-massier/?lang=en
Perroquet-et-sauterelle-sur-branche-de-bambou-Massier-687x1030
Parrot and grasshopper on a bamboo branch. ca. 1880. Signed on the underside. Image © Copyright – GALERIE VAUCLAIR. Fair use license. via http://galerie-vauclair.fr/GV/portfolio-item/parrot-and-grasshopper-delphin-massier/?lang=en
Perroquet-en-furie-Massier-687x1030
Raging parrot. ca. 1890. French. Signed on the underside. Image © Copyright – GALERIE VAUCLAIR. Fair use license. via http://galerie-vauclair.fr/GV/portfolio-item/raging-parrot-delphin-massier/?lang=en

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.