Trompe l’oeil tableware with ceramic fruit and vegetables. Better put a bunch of real grapes and a fresh carrot so no one starves. Made at various times.

Majolica trompe l”oeil lidded server modeled as grapes, plums, nuts, pears, and an apple. Porcelain. 1880-1890. Made in the north of France, possibly by Orchies. Image © 1stdibs.com, Inc. 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/dining-entertaining/serving-pieces/french-majolica-trompe-loeil-server-fruits-circa-1880/id-f_16823342/?gclid=Cj0KCQjwufn8BRCwARIsAKzP6954HtwJUo8lVEYsQJAdsMryAT6mkNM-n-NW7kfv9Jw4K86FMHIaCnkaAuCyEALw_wcB&gclsrc=aw.ds
Trompe l’oeil dish with olives. 18th c. French, made in Strasbourg. Image ROB MICHIELS AUCTIONS © 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.rm-auctions.com/en/european-ceramics-and-decorative-arts/9258-a-french-faience-trompe-loeil-dish-with-olives-strasbourg-18th-c
Trompe l’oeil tureen or sauce boat modeled as a bunch of asparagus. Porcelain. ca. 1910. French. Image © 2020 Etsy, Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.etsy.com/listing/785620369/art-nouveau-trompe-loeil-tureen-sauce?gpla=1&gao=1&&utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=shopping_us_a-home_and_living-home_decor-other&utm_custom1=k_Cj0KCQjwufn8BRCwARIsAKzP695Ep-3Aq32TljRyooRTSmXiTCtF6zb8tL42WLpCwGKMXd1TpVVlk80aAgQ-EALw_wcB_k&utm_content=go_1843970809_72389335089_346398200080_pla-303663660129_c__785620369_101369254&utm_custom2=1843970809&gclid=Cj0KCQjwufn8BRCwARIsAKzP695Ep-3Aq32TljRyooRTSmXiTCtF6zb8tL42WLpCwGKMXd1TpVVlk80aAgQ-EALw_wcB

Trompe-l’oeil platters that come with their own seafood permanently attached. 19th century, with designs following the ideas of Bernard Palissy, a French 16th century potter. These by Léon Brard.

Oval dish decorated with red mullet, a crab, and a seashell in relief.
Oval dish decorated with red mullet, a crab, and a seashell in relief. Stylized pattern with blue border. Signed “Léon Brard” in cursive. Léon Brard, maker (1830-1902). Image © Majolica and proantic. Fair use license. via https://www.proantic.com/display.php?mode=obj&id=496926

Round dish with polychrome decoration of a crab and two fish in relief in the center.
Round dish with polychrome decoration of a crab and two fish in relief in the center. Stylized pattern with blue border. Signed “Léon Brard” in cursive. Léon Brard, maker (1830-1902). Image © Majolica and proantic. Fair use license. via https://www.proantic.com/display.php?mode=obj&id=324199

Dish decorated with a lobster in relief.
Dish decorated with a lobster in relief. Stylized pattern with blue border. Signed “Léon Brard” in cursive. Léon Brard, maker (1830-1902). Image © Majolica and proantic. Fair use license. via https://www.proantic.com/display.php?mode=obj&id=496927

Still lifes with nuts and fruit in the trompe l’oeil tradition. American. De Scott Evans, artist. Living from 1847 to 1898 he was a genre painter who signed his works with various names, including David Scott, S. S. David, and Stanley S. David.

"A New Variety, Try One." ca. 1890.
“A New Variety, Try One.” ca. 1890. Oil on canvas. Signed S. S. David on the bottom right. Attributed to De Scott Evans. Collection of the Columbus Museum of Art. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:De_Scott_Evans_-_A_New_Variety,_Try_One.jpg

"Two Hanging Apples." ca. 1890.
“Two Hanging Apples.” ca. 1890. Oil on canvas. De Scott Evans, artist. Collection of the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:De_Scott_Evans_-_Two_Hanging_Apple_-_1974.78_-_Yale_University_Art_Gallery.jpg

"The Irish Question." 1880s. Oil on canvas.
“The Irish Question.” 1880s. Oil on canvas. Private Collection. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:DeScott_Evans_The_Irish_Question.jpg