• The Decorative Arts Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2827

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    22 - 23 September 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 593

    A PATE-DE-CRISTAL FIGURE ENTITLED 'PAPILLON'

    MARCEL BOURAINE (1886-1948) FOR GABRIEL ARGY-ROUSSEAU (1885-1953), CIRCA 1928

    Price Realised  

    A PATE-DE-CRISTAL FIGURE ENTITLED 'PAPILLON'
    MARCEL BOURAINE (1886-1948) FOR GABRIEL ARGY-ROUSSEAU (1885-1953), CIRCA 1928
    Signed in the mould PÂTE DE CRISTAL D'ARGY ROUSSEAU BOURAINE
    26 cm. high


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    A comparable figure is illustrated in Janine Bloch-Dermant, Les Pâtes de Verre Catalogue Raisonné G. Argy-Rousseau, 1990, p. 218, fig. 28.1.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    The property of a private collector since 70 years


    Post Lot Text

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