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    Sale 1209

    Collection Yves Saint Laurent et Pierre Bergé

    23 - 25 February 2009, Paris

  • Lot 237

    CHRISTOFLE

    VASE AUX SERPENTS, LE MODELE CREE EN 1919, NON REPRIS VERS 1939

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    CHRISTOFLE
    VASE AUX SERPENTS, LE MODELE CREE EN 1919, NON REPRIS VERS 1939
    En bronze à patine brune, de forme balustre, les têtes rehaussées à l'or
    Hauteur : 34,5 cm. (13½ in.)
    Portant le cachet Christofle avec le numéro du modèle 1007 au revers


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    Le musée Bouilhet-Christofle possède deux exemplaires de ce modèle

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    Literature

    John Richardson, The Art of Yves Saint Laurent, id., p. 167.


    Post Lot Text

    A SNAKE VASE, THE MODEL DESIGNED IN 1919, DISCONTINUED CIRCA 1939
    In brown patinated bronze, baluster form, the heads heightened in gold

    The Bouilhet-Christofle museum has two examples of this model