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    Sale 1940

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

    25 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 563

    A FRENCH PALISSY STYLE TROMPE L'OEIL SHALLOW BOWL

    CIRCA 1855 - 1875, ATTRIBUTED TO THE SCHOOL OF PARIS, VICTOR BARBIZET

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH PALISSY STYLE TROMPE L'OEIL SHALLOW BOWL
    Circa 1855 - 1875, attributed to the School of Paris, Victor Barbizet
    Naturalistically moulded and applied with two fish and a crayfish, the border with a small lizard, a moth and shells, among ferns and foliage, the reverse pierced for hanging
    11 in. (28 cm.) diameter


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    Cf. Katz & Lehr, op. cit., p. 128 fig. 155.