A STRASBOURG FAIENCE PIGEON-TUREEN AND COVER
A STRASBOURG FAIENCE PIGEON-TUREEN AND COVER

CIRCA 1750, BLUE PH MARK FOR PAUL HANNONG, BOTH THE BASE AND COVER WITH BLUE 3

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A STRASBOURG FAIENCE PIGEON-TUREEN AND COVER
CIRCA 1750, BLUE PH MARK FOR PAUL HANNONG, BOTH THE BASE AND COVER WITH BLUE 3
Naturalistically modeled, its feathers picked out in shades of grey and purple, supported by two small branches on a grassy mound base
13 in. (33 cm.) long, overall
Provenance
With Earle D. Vandekar, New York.

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Lot Essay

A single pigeon tureen of similar form from the René Fribourg Collection, New York, was sold by Sotheby's, London, 15 October 1963, lot 381, and is also illustrated in the Répertoire de la Faience Française, vol. V. pl. 25A. Another example is illustrated by Antoinette Faÿ-Hallé et al., 'faïences françaises' Exhibition Catalogue, Paris, 1980, p. 287, no. 440. Also compare the pair sold Christie's, London, 21 November 2005, lot 187.

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