• 500 Years Decorative Arts Euro auction at Christies

    Sale 2305

    500 Years Decorative Arts Europe Including Oriental Carpets

    20 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 55

    A FRENCH ORMOLU AND PEWTER FIGURAL JARDINIERE ENTITLED 'LES FONDEURS DU MOYEN AGE'

    CAST BY SIOT-DECAUVILLE FROM A MODEL BY LOUIS-ETIENNE-MARIE-ALBERT LEFEUVRE, CIRCA 1900

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    A FRENCH ORMOLU AND PEWTER FIGURAL JARDINIERE ENTITLED 'LES FONDEURS DU MOYEN AGE'
    CAST BY SIOT-DECAUVILLE FROM A MODEL BY LOUIS-ETIENNE-MARIE-ALBERT LEFEUVRE, CIRCA 1900
    Signed ALBERT LEFEUVRE and SIOT.FONDEUR.PARIS
    18 3/8 in. (46.8 cm.) high, 17¾ in. (45 cm.) wide


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    Reputedly exhibited at the 1900 Paris Exposition Universelle, an example of this jardinière is illustrated in P. Dahhan, Etains 1900, 200 sculptures de la Belle Epoque, Paris, 2000, p. 22. The same illustrated model was sold at Christie's, Paris, Miroir d'une Passion, 16 December 2009, lot 313 (10,000 Euros).