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    Sale 1940

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics

    25 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 576

    A FRENCH MAJOLICA FIGURAL JARDINIÈRE

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, BLACK PRINTED MARK FOR CHOISY-LE-ROI, H. BOULANGER & CIE, IMPRESSED 1323 7 93 AND PAINTED 8, SIGNED H. GIRAUD AT THE BASE

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    A FRENCH MAJOLICA FIGURAL JARDINIÈRE
    Late 19th century, black printed mark for Choisy-le-Roi, H. Boulanger & Cie, impressed 1323 7 93 and painted 8, signed H. Giraud at the base
    Modelled as a Neapolitan vintner balancing a basket on his head while standing among bulrushes on the back of a turtle, on a rocky mound base
    35 in. (89 cm.) high


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    Henri Giraud (1805 - 1895, French/Belgian) sculptor