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    Sale 1940

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

    25 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 559

    A FRENCH PALISSY STYLE TROMPE L'OEIL WALL PLAQUE

    CIRCA 1877 - 1886, INCISED M.(ANSLE) F.(ALDER) DEPOSI A PSEUDONYM FOR ALFRED RENOLEAU

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH PALISSY STYLE TROMPE L'OEIL WALL PLAQUE
    Circa 1877 - 1886, incised M.(ansle) F.(alder) Deposi a pseudonym for Alfred Renoleau
    Naturalistically moulded and applied with a large lobster, a fish, a frog and cockle shell, the cartouche-shaped back plate pierced for hanging
    16½ in. (42cm.) high


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    See The Charles and Susan Murphy Collection, Christie's, New York, 20-21 January 2004, lot 907 for a similarly shaped plaque.