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    Sale 2159

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

    21 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 146

    A FRENCH PALISSY STYLE TROMPE L'OEIL RECTANGULAR JARDINERE

    CIRCA 1850-80, SCHOOL OF TOURS

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH PALISSY STYLE TROMPE L'OEIL RECTANGULAR JARDINERE
    CIRCA 1850-80, SCHOOL OF TOURS
    Of rustic form, the walls as faux bricks and wooden fence, the front applied with a bird defending her nest from a snake, flanked by bulrushes, the watery ledge with a cluster of mushrooms among moss, ferns and foliage, supported by a faux branch framework
    13 in. (33 cm.) long


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    Cf. Christie's, New York, 10 June 2008, lot 467.