11 December 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 2,500
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
TWO MONTPELLIER FAIENCE YELLOW-GROUND BOUGH-POTS AND COVERS
With bombé fronts edged with scroll-moulded borders, the flat reverses pierced for suspension, each painted, possibly by André Philip in the the grand feu palette with bouquets of flowers, the tapering foliate covers with pierced circular apertures (slight chip to foliate rim of one, both with very slight fritting and flaking to glaze of extremities)
10 in. (25.5 cm.) and 9 7/8 in. (25 cm.) high (2)
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For a similar example in the Musée de la Société Archéologique, Montpellier, see Jeanne Giacomotti, Faïences françaises (Fribourg, 1971), pl. 30.
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