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.

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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

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