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    Sale 1940

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

    25 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 565

    A FRENCH PALISSY STYLE TROMPE L'OEIL OVAL PLATTER

    CIRCA 1870 - 1880, INCISED SIGNATURE FOR TH.(OMAS) SERGENT

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    A FRENCH PALISSY STYLE TROMPE L'OEIL OVAL PLATTER
    Circa 1870 - 1880, incised signature for Th.(omas) Sergent
    Naturalistically moulded and applied with a lobster and a large fish, the border with a snake, a lizard and two frogs among clusters of budding lilypads, strawberry and other leaves
    16¼ in. (41 cm.) wide


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    See Katz & Lehr, op. cit., p. 129 fig. 158 for a similarly modelled plate and p. 137, fig. 168 for a similarly signed example.