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GABRIEL ARGY-ROUSSEAU (1885-1963)
A 'VAGUES ET POISSONS' VASE, CIRCA 1925
GABRIEL ARGY-ROUSSEAU (1885-1963) A 'VAGUES ET POISSONS' VASE, CIRCA 1925
6 ¼ in. (15.8 cm.) high
signed in the mold G. ARGY-ROUSSEAU and numbered 1832 to underside
Christie's, New York, 10 December 2002, lot 56;
Christie's, New York, 18 December 2006, lot 308;
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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Please note that the artist's year of death is 1953, not 1963, as noted in the sale catalogue.
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cf. J. Bloch-Dermont, Les Pâtes de Verre G. Argy-Rousseau Catalogue Raisonné, Paris, 1990, p. 205, no. 25.15 for another vase of this model.
French Art Glass: An Important New York Private Collection