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    Sale 2034

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

    21 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 60

    A FRENCH PALISSY STYLE TROMPE L'OEIL FOOTED DISH

    17TH CENTURY, SCHOOL OF PALISSY

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH PALISSY STYLE TROMPE L'OEIL FOOTED DISH
    17TH CENTURY, SCHOOL OF PALISSY
    Naturalistically modeled as a snake, a lizard and a frog among variant shells and leaves, a beetle at the border
    13 in. (33 cm.) long


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    See Leonard N. Amico, Bernard Palissy, In Search of Earthly Paradise, Paris, 1996, fig. 88 for a dish in the Victoria & Albert Museum, fig. 90 for a dish in the Getty Museum and fig. 95 for a dish in the Wallace Collection all with similar features attributed to the Palissy Workshop circa 1580.