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    Sale 1983

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

    9 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 302

    FIVE FRENCH MAJOLICA MODELS OF FROGS

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, FOUR WITH IMPRESSED OVAL JEROME MASSIER FILS VALLAURIS MARKS, THE FOUR SMALL EXAMPLES SIGNED IN BLACK P.(IERRE) PERRET, VALLAURIS

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    FIVE FRENCH MAJOLICA MODELS OF FROGS
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, FOUR WITH IMPRESSED OVAL JEROME MASSIER FILS VALLAURIS MARKS, THE FOUR SMALL EXAMPLES SIGNED IN BLACK P.(IERRE) PERRET, VALLAURIS
    Each open-mouthed amphibian naturalistically modeled and standing on a leaf-shaped base
    7½ in. (19 cm.) wide, the large frog (5)


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    See Maryse Bottero, Barbotines de la Côte d'Azur, Paris, 2002, p. 75, fig. 9 for an example of the larger frog.