Look at this outstanding 'Barbotine' found on Ebay Belgium! I also adore the pieces known as Palissy Majolica, which often have snakes, ells, frogs, fish, shells and other exotic creatures on them - all in three dimension - like this amazing plate found on the sight belonging to Laurence Vauclairs French Antique shop.
Barbotine \Bar"bo*tine\, n. [F.] A paste of clay used in decorating coarse pottery in relief.
Palissy \Pal"is*sy\, a. Designating, or of the nature of, a kind of pottery made by Bernard Palissy, in France, in the 16th centry. Palissy ware, glazed pottery like that made by Bernard Palissy; especially, that having figures of fishes, reptiles, etc., in high relief.