London, South Kensington
17 February 1999
A PLATE DESIGN, WATERCOLOUR AND GOUCHE
BY RENE BUTHAUD, 1930s
of a stylised female head with foliage, the verso with geometric design, painted in colours, framed
signed in pencil
L.11 1/2in. (29.2cm.) diam.
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C.f. Christie's, 20th Century Decorative Arts, Geneva, 12th May 1991, lot 82 for a plate with similar design.
C.f. Alan Lesieutre, The Spirit and Splendour of Art Deco, p.203, illustration 183 for vase with similar design.
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