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    Sale 1940

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

    25 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 577

    A FRENCH MAJOLICA MODEL OF A COCKEREL

    CIRCA 1880, BLACK PAINTED MARK FOR DELPHIN MASSIER, VALLAURIS (A.M.)

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH MAJOLICA MODEL OF A COCKEREL
    Circa 1880, black painted mark for Delphin Massier, Vallauris (A.M.)
    The rooster modelled strutting and crowing before a vase moulded with flowering poppies among corn stalks
    23 in. (58.5 cm.) high


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    See The Exhibition Catalogue, Massier: l'introduction de la céramique artistique sur la Côte d'Azur, Musée Magnelli, Vallauris, 7 May 2000 - 27 September 2000, p. 41, fig. 7, left