• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 2203

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe Including Carpets from The Corcoran Gallery of Art

    24 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 386

    A FRENCH PALISSY STYLE FAIENCE TROMPE L'OEIL CIRCULAR CHARGER

    CIRCA 1855-75, SCHOOL OF PARIS, ATTRIBUTED TO ACHILLE BARBIZET

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH PALISSY STYLE FAIENCE TROMPE L'OEIL CIRCULAR CHARGER
    CIRCA 1855-75, SCHOOL OF PARIS, ATTRIBUTED TO ACHILLE BARBIZET
    Molded and applied with a cluster of three fish and an eel resting beside a frog, among shells and leafy fronds, a snake, a snail, a lizard and insects at the rim
    16 in. (40.5 cm.) diameter


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    For a similar signed example, compare Katz & Lehr, op. cit., p. 126, figs. 150 and 151.