London, South Kensington
20 April 2000
A FRENCH POTTERY PLATE
FROM A DESIGN BY ALPHONSE MUCHA, CIRCA 1897
of an art nouveau maiden wearing yellow and white loosely flowing dress, with poppies in her hair and holding a tazza of poppies and maiden within aqua blue stylised foliate and fleur-de-lys borders, signed and dated within the design, Mucha 97, reverse with transfer-print mark of Au Grand Dépot, Paris (restoration)
12in. (30.7cm.) diam.
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C.f. Christel Mosel, Kunsthandwerk Im Umbruck, Bildcatalogue des Kestner-Museums, Hannover, XI, 1971, P.125 for illustration of this example.
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