7 June 2001
A 'GRENOUILLES' MAHOGANY AND MARQUETRY UMBRELLA STAND
Emile Galle, circa 1900
on four carved feet, with bronze frog handles and painted metal liner
29in. (73.5cm.) high, 21in. (53.4cm.) wide, 11in. (28cm.) deep
inlaid signature gallé
Christies New York, June 14, 1986, lot 444
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cf. Yvonne Brunhammer, Art Nouveau, Belgium France, 1976, p. 224, fig. 341 for an illustration of the model. See also Alastair Duncan, Art Nouveau Furniture, 1982, fig. 63.
Please note the correct estimate is $24,000-32,000.
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