Portuguese Handmade Pallissy or Majollica Red Ceramic Crab
Portuguese Handmade Pallissy or Majollica Red Ceramic Crab.
Ceramic sea life art has long been a tradition in Portugal. It was inspired by the "father" of French ceramics, Bernard Pallissy in the mid 1500's, and later famous ceramicists started creating amazing sea life artworks in the romantic and art nouveau styles. Today, these pieces are prized museum pieces, and there are artists who keep the tradition alive with pieces like this.