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    Sale 1940

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics

    25 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 320

    A FRENCH ART NOUVEAU GILT-BRONZE JARDINIERE

    CAST BY EUGÈNE SOLEAU, PARIS, FROM A MODEL BY JOSEPH CHÉRET, DATED 1894

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    A FRENCH ART NOUVEAU GILT-BRONZE JARDINIERE
    CAST BY EUGÈNE SOLEAU, PARIS, FROM A MODEL BY JOSEPH CHÉRET, DATED 1894
    Cast in relief with clamouring putti, nymphs and butterflies, signed Joseph CHÉRET. and E. Soleau. Editr Paris, stamped COPYRIGHT BY/SOLEAU PARIS/1894
    14¼ in. (35.5 cm.) high; 24 in. (61 cm.) diameter


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    The present model and a similar four-handled jardinière, also edited by Soleau, were exhibited at the Paris Exposition Universelle in 1900 (see A. Duncan, The Paris Salons, Suffolk, 1999, Vol. V, illus. p. 178.)

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION (LOTS 308-351)