Rouen Ceramics, France (1673-96). Photos

The city of Rouen, France near the mouth of the River Seine produced tin-glazed earthenware pottery starting in the 1540s and the earliest French soft-paste porcelain (1673-96). Rouen hosted several ceramics makers, which are collectively included on this page.

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Albarello earthenware medicinal jars by workshop of Masséot Abaquesne of Rouen at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.Spouted earthenware water jar by workshop of Masséot Abaquesne of Rouen at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.Earthenware gourd by Edme Poterat of Rouen or Nevers at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.Ceramic pharmacy pot made in Rouen at St Malo Museum. St Malo, France.
Albarello earthenware medicinal jars (c1545) by workshop of Masséot Abaquesne of Rouen at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.Spouted earthenware water jar (c1545) by workshop of Masséot Abaquesne of Rouen at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.Earthenware gourd (1667) by Edme Poterat of Rouen or Nevers at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.Ceramic pharmacy pot (17thC) made in Rouen at St Malo Museum. St Malo, France.
Earthenware plate with blue arms of François III of Harcourt by Poterat of Rouen at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.Earthenware puzzle jug with blue foliage from Rouen at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.Earthenware Le Jour plate by Edme Poterat of Rouen at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.Earthenware plate with blue Chinese scene by workshop of Edme Poterat of Rouen at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.
Earthenware plate with blue arms of François III of Harcourt (end 17thC) by Poterat of Rouen at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.Earthenware puzzle jug with blue foliage (end 17thC) from Rouen at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.Earthenware Le Jour plate (late 17thC) by Edme Poterat of Rouen at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.Earthenware plate with blue Chinese scene (c1700) by workshop of Edme Poterat of Rouen at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.
Chinese porcelain covered soup tureen from Jingdezhen with further painting by factory Guillebaud of Rouen, France at Sèvres National Ceramic Museum. Paris, France.Earthenware pitcher with blue foliage from Rouen at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.Earthenware trick pitcher with bird head from Rouen at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.Rouen-made earthenware puzzle jug painted blue & red at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.
Chinese porcelain covered soup tureen (1715-50) from Jingdezhen with further painting by factory Guillebaud of Rouen, France at Sèvres National Ceramic Museum. Paris, France.Earthenware pitcher with blue foliage (1715) from Rouen at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.Earthenware trick pitcher with bird head (c1720) from Rouen at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.Rouen-made earthenware puzzle jug painted blue & red (c1720) at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.
Rouen-made earthenware puzzle jug painted blue & red at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.Rouen-made earthenware platter with handles painted with children playing tops at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.Rouen-made earthenware barber bowl at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.Rouen-made earthenware Triumph of Neptune platter at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.
Rouen-made earthenware puzzle jug painted blue & red (c1725) at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.Rouen-made earthenware platter with handles painted with children playing tops (c1725) at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.Rouen-made earthenware barber bowl (c1725) at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.Rouen-made earthenware Triumph of Neptune platter (1726) at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.
Three ceramic pitchers made in Rouen at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Ceramic platter from Rouen at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Earthenware Rouen-made tripod spice holder with rotating cover at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.Rouen-made earthenware pitcher painted blue & red at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.
Three ceramic pitchers (1730-40) made in Rouen at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Ceramic platter (c1730) from Rouen at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Earthenware Rouen-made tripod spice holder with rotating cover (c1730) at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.Rouen-made earthenware pitcher painted blue & red (c1730) at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.
Rouen-made earthenware octagonal bottle painted with Chinese scene in multiple colors at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.Blue water pitcher from Rouen at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.Rouen-made earthenware lion painted blue, yellow & red at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.Polychrome plate with squirrel by Pierre Paul Caussy of Rouen at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.
Rouen-made earthenware octagonal bottle painted with Chinese scene in multiple colors (c1730) at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.Blue water pitcher (bleu empois) (c1730-40) from Rouen at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.Rouen-made earthenware lion painted blue, yellow & red (c1740) at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.Polychrome plate with squirrel (c1750) by Pierre Paul Caussy of Rouen at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.
Polychrome plates with bird from Rouen at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.Faience sugar shaker by Manuf. Gillebaud of Rouen at Orleans Beaux Arts Museum. Orleans, France.Earthenware caster from Rouen at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.Table set with Rouen-made pottery at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.
Polychrome plates with bird (c1770) from Rouen at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.Faience sugar shaker (2nd quarter 18thC) by Manuf. Gillebaud of Rouen at Orleans Beaux Arts Museum. Orleans, France.Earthenware caster (start 18thC) from Rouen at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.Table set with Rouen-made pottery (18thC) at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.
Earthenware Rouen-made tripod spice holder with rotating cover beside oil & vinegar glass cruet plus other Rouen dishes at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.Rouen-made earthenware & glass serving platter, cruet set, caster & pitcher at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.Rouen-made earthenware wine cooler at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.Rouen-made earthenware plates in several blue patterns at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.
Earthenware Rouen-made tripod spice holder with rotating cover beside oil & vinegar glass cruet plus other Rouen dishes (18thC) at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.Rouen-made earthenware (18thC) & glass serving platter, cruet set, caster & pitcher at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.Rouen-made earthenware wine cooler (18thC) at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.Rouen-made earthenware plates in several blue patterns (18thC) at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.
Polychrome tureen cover with snake handle from Rouen at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.


Polychrome tureen cover with snake handle (end 18thC) from Rouen at Rouen Ceramic Museum. Rouen, France.



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