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    Sale 12195

    Living With Art

    14 - 15 June 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 467

    A PAIR OF FRENCH FAIENCE TURQUOISE-GROUND COCKERELS ORMOLU-MOUNTED AS THREE-LIGHT CANDELABRA

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, GREEN SEVRES LOZENGE MARKS FOR MILET, INCISED ORD, THE BASE WITH IMPRESSED SIGNATURE FOR ARSON

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    A PAIR OF FRENCH FAIENCE TURQUOISE-GROUND COCKERELS ORMOLU-MOUNTED AS THREE-LIGHT CANDELABRA
    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, GREEN SEVRES LOZENGE MARKS FOR MILET, INCISED ORD, THE BASE WITH IMPRESSED SIGNATURE FOR ARSON
    Each modeled as a strutting rooster standing on a grassy mound, the rocaille base issuing three foliate candle arms
    21 in. (53.3 cm.) high


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    Alphonse-Alexandre Arson (1822-1880) is recorded as a Parisian sculptor specializing in birds. He exhibited bronze works in the Salon from 1859-1880.

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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's New York, 16 April 2015, lot 158.