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    Sale 11414

    Living With Art

    29 - 30 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 226

    A BACCARAT CLEAR GLASS PART BREAKFAST SET

    CIRCA 1940, ACID ETCHED BACCARAT FRANCE MARKS TO ALL BUT ONE, DESIGNED BY G. CHEVALIER FOR BACCARAT

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A BACCARAT CLEAR GLASS PART BREAKFAST SET
    CIRCA 1940, ACID ETCHED BACCARAT FRANCE MARKS TO ALL BUT ONE, DESIGNED BY G. CHEVALIER FOR BACCARAT
    Comprising: a toast rack; two butter knives; ten small square butter pats; two square serving dishes; and a small rectangular serving dish
    3 in. (7.5 cm.) high; 8 ¾ in. (22 cm.) wide; 4 in. (10 cm.) deep, the toast rack


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    A similar set of plates were designed by Chevalier in 1931. In 1947 the entertainer Josephine Baker commissioned a set of these plates to celebrate her marriage to the conductor Jo Bouillon.

    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    Acquired from Toffler Pruskin, London.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE CLAIRE AND GARRICK STEPHENSON COLLECTION