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Palissy Ware

Dishes and other similar articles covered with models from nature of fish, reptiles, shells, flowers, and leaves, most carefully coloured and in high relief, like the wares of Della Robbia. Bernard Palissy was born at Saintes. (1510-1590.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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