7 - 8 October 2015,
Price realised USD 1,750
USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
A PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED OSTRICH EGGS
Each carved with a landscape and exotic scene within a cartouche between bands of scrolling foliage
10 ¾ in. (27 cm.) high
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Pierre Delbée (1900-1974), alongside Stéphane Boudin (1888-1967), was one of the great tastemaker-directors of the illustrious Parisian design firm, Maison Jansen.
Collection of Delbee-Jansen; Christie's, Monaco, 10-11 December 1999, lot 528.
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