Palissy ware


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Related to Palissy ware: Bernard Palissy
glazed pottery like that made by Bernard Palissy; especially, that having figures of fishes, reptiles, etc., in high relief. See Palissy, below.

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WE RECENTLY sold an interesting and very typical item of Palissy ware.
The plants and animals in Palissy ware were so accurate because he cast them from life.
This body of work is a surreal mix of fact and fantasy," said Dias, adding that she had been inspired by the flamboyant 16th century French Palissy ware.
Palissy ware had a revival in France in the 19th century under Charles-Jean Advisee & I.
For the Great Exhibition of 1851 they created a related style of pottery which used transparent lead glazes instead of opaque tin glazes and which they named Palissy ware.
Both styles of earthenware used bright colours on naturalistically moulded surfaces and, as a result, it wasn't long before they became confused under the general name of majolica, with the term Palissy ware nowadays being kept for earthenwares encrusted with realistic snakes, lizards and crustaceans.