13 April 2010
A BROCARD GILT AND ENAMELLED AMBER GLASS FOOTED BOWL
PARIS, FRANCE, CIRCA 1880
Of rounded body rising from a tall trumpet foot to a flaring rim, the decoration with six circular medallions with white, blue and gilt arabesques over a dense foliate ground, a band of pendant trefoils below, signed around the base Brocard 23 R. Bertrand Pary
10¼in (26cm.) high; 14¼in. (36.2cm.) diam.
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