• 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 392

    A FRENCH PALISSY STYLE FAIENCE TROMPE L'OEIL CIRCULAR DISH

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

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH PALISSY STYLE FAIENCE TROMPE L'OEIL CIRCULAR DISH
    CIRCA 1855-75, ATTRIBUTED TO THE SCHOOL OF PARIS, ACHILLE BARBIZET
    Molded and applied with a cluster of fish and an eel on a bed of foliage, the border with a frog and a lizard among varied insects and shells
    14 1/2 in. (36.8 cm.) diameter


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    See Katz & Lehr, op. cit, p. 126, fig. 149 for a bowl and cover applied with a similar composition and fig. 150 for a signed example with a similar moth.