23 April 2004
A PAIR OF FRENCH OR BOHEMIAN CATHEDRAL-FORM THREE-PIECE PASTILLE
In the neo-Gothic taste, each with spire finial above a pierced tower and turreted wall, with shuttered openings in the faux masonry above further crenellation, the mid-section painted with four views of arched cathedral interior or with open air scenes, the square base with a fenestrated balustrade
14½ in. (36.8 cm.) high, overall (6)
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See Harold Newman, Veilleuses, South Brunswick, New Jersey, 1967, p. 45 and 49 for similar conceived veilleuses by Darte and Jacob Petit.
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