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    Sale 2250

    The Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Greenfield Collection of Porcelain, Russian Enamels and 19th Century Decorative Art

    20 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 128

    A FRENCH ENAMELED AND BEADED RECTANGULAR PLAQUE

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, SIGNED E. PAGÈS

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH ENAMELED AND BEADED RECTANGULAR PLAQUE
    Late 19th century, signed E. PAGÈS
    Finely painted after A. Guès with a full-length portrait of a Renaissance beauty holding a fan, her plumed hat and 'bejeweled' dress enriched with polychrome patterned foil applied with micro-beads in imitation of textile, on a chequered floor, the gilt surround patterned as a trellis of rosettes, the frame name plate inscribed 'enamel by Delforge after A. Guès'
    27 5/8 x 15½ in. (69.5 x 39.5 cm.), within a giltwood frame


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    Alfred-François Guès, French (b. 1837)