• 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 405

    A FRENCH PALISSY STYLE FAIENCE TROMPE L'OEIL RECTANGULAR DISH

    CIRCA 1865-750, ATTRIBUTED TO EMILE GAMBUT

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH PALISSY STYLE FAIENCE TROMPE L'OEIL RECTANGULAR DISH
    CIRCA 1865-750, ATTRIBUTED TO EMILE GAMBUT
    Molded and applied with a large central fish and four smaller fish swimming among reeds and clusters of moss, a frog and shells at the periphery, the shaped rectangular rim molded with anthemion
    19¾ x 14½ in. (50.1 x 36.7 cm.)


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    For a platter with this distinctive border, see Katz & Lehr, op. cit., p. 167, fig. 221.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A SOUTH FLORIDA COLLECTOR