• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 2203

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe Including Carpets from The Corcoran Gallery of Art

    24 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 407

    A FRENCH PALISSY STYLE TROMPE L'OEIL YELLOW-GROUND OVAL DISH

    CIRCA 1870, PROBABLY LONGCHAMP

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH PALISSY STYLE TROMPE L'OEIL YELLOW-GROUND OVAL DISH
    CIRCA 1870, PROBABLY LONGCHAMP
    Molded and applied with a large glass-eyed fish resting on a bed of ferns, the oval dish molded as a faux basket with stiff-leaf tips at either end
    17¾ in. (45 cm.) wide


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    For a similarly molded dish, see Leslie Bockol, Victorian Majolica, Atglen, 1996, p. 183 and Christie's, New York, 20-21 January 2004, Lot 856.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A SOUTH FLORIDA COLLECTOR