Pair of large earthenware vases of baluster shape
on a pedestal, the neck flared, with two handles in the form of
with two handles in the form of scrolls, decorated in blue monochrome on one side
on one side of the fight of Hercules and Acheloüs and on the reverse
of a lively pastoral scene; on the other vase, on one side
of two men in a sailboat, probably Ulysses, and on the reverse
on the reverse of a horseman in a landscape. The neck and foot
decorated with foliage and flowers, the handles in the form of
the handles in the form of coiled braided ropes with dots in blue, yellow and green.
blue, yellow and green.
Manufacture CLÉRISSY. 17th century.
H. 59 cm and 60 cm
Restorations at the junction between the pedestals and the vases.
A pair of vases of the same shape from the former collections of Jules Charles-Roux, Arnavon, Henri Grawitz, Henri Reynaud is reproduced by Marguerite Denuelle
Reynaud is reproduced by Marguerite Denuelle, La faïence de Marseille au XVIIe siècle, Saint-Jean-du-Désert, 1984,
p. 185, pl. E19 and p. 189, pl. E 20 and in the catalogue of the exhibition Faïence de Marseille, Saint-Jean-du-Désert,
Musée Grobet-Labadié, October 1985-January 1986, pp. 136-139, no. 90.0.