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    Sale 1940

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

    25 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 578

    TWO FRENCH PALISSY STYLE FAIENCE TROMPE L'OEIL SHAPED-OVAL DISHES

    CIRCA 1865 - 1895, ONE WITH A FAINT CIRCLE TO THE REVERSE AND SIGNED (LÉON) BRARD, TOURS

    Price Realised  

    TWO FRENCH PALISSY STYLE FAIENCE TROMPE L'OEIL SHAPED-OVAL DISHES
    Circa 1865 - 1895, one with a faint circle to the reverse and signed (Léon) Brard, Tours
    The signed example naturalistically moulded and applied with herring and a snail, the border enriched with dotted wavy line and blue bands; the other with a large iridescent fish, an onion and a pickle, within a similar border, the reverse pierced for hanging
    10¼ in. (25 cm.) wide, the larger (2)


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    See Katz and Lehr, op. cit. p. 102-103 for similar examples.