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    Sale 2034

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

    21 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 58

    A FRENCH RENAISSANCE STYLE FAIENCE SURTOUT DE TABLE

    MONOGRAMMED, SIGNED AND DATED AUGUSTE CHAUVIGNÉ PÈRE À TOURS. 1901, THE INTERIOR OF THE VASE SIMILARLY INCISED AND DATED 1895

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    A FRENCH RENAISSANCE STYLE FAIENCE SURTOUT DE TABLE
    Monogrammed, signed and dated Auguste Chauvigné père à Tours. 1901, the interior of the vase similarly incised and dated 1895
    In the style of Henri Deux, the central vase surmounted by doves, the body applied front and back with bearded satyr masks, raised on a quatrefoil stand applied with masks, the surtout composed of four radiating shell-shaped dishes, two of these applied with Bacchanalian putti resting on shields, one bearing an 'AC' monogram, the other with a coat-of-arms for the city of Tours, all resting on a plateau of four fitted cartouche-shaped plates with relief-molded scroll rims
    24½ in. (62. cm.) wide; 15 in. (30.8 cm.) high, overall (11)


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    Auguste-François Chauvigné (1829-1904) is recorded as a noted painter and ceramic artist. Both he and his son participated in the Universelle Exposition of Paris in 1878. See Marshall P. Katz and Robert Lehr, Palissy Ware, New Jersey, 1996, p. 106 and 107 for examples of his work located at the Musée Des Arts Decoratifs, Paris, Musée Des Beaux Arts, Tours and the Musée National De Céramique, Sèvres.