• 500 Years Decorative Arts Euro auction at Christies

    Sale 2305

    500 Years Decorative Arts Europe Including Oriental Carpets

    20 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 234

    A FRENCH PALISSY STYLE TROMPE L'OEIL CIRCULAR DISH

    CIRCA 1889, INCISED AND PAINTED MARKS FOR A.(LFRED) RENOLEAU XX, BLACK PAINTED POLAKOWSKI. & CIE, ROMAZIERE. CHTE.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FRENCH PALISSY STYLE TROMPE L'OEIL CIRCULAR DISH
    Circa 1889, incised and painted marks for A.(lfred) Renoleau XX, black painted Polakowski. & Cie, Romaziere. Chte.
    Naturalistically molded and applied with a large spotted snake resting on an island, the rim with a lizard, salamander and frog among shells and fronds
    16 in. (40.6 cm.) diameter


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A SOUTH FLORIDA COLLECTOR (LOTS 234-238)