11 April 2007
A SCHOOL OF PARIS PALISSY STYLE MAJOLICA TROMPE L'OEIL OVAL PLATTER
CIRCA 1890, ATTRIBUTED TO VICTOR BARBIZET OR THOMAS SERGENT
MOULDED AND APPLIED WITH A PIKE AND TWO OTHER FISH RESTING ON A PEBBLED ISLAND, THE BORDER WITH A SNAKE, A LIZARD, INSECTS, SHELLS AND VARIANT LEAVES
14¼ IN. (36.2 CM.) WIDE
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SEE ANIMAL ART ANTIQUES, CHRISTIE'S NEW YORK, 21 JANUARY 2004, LOT 841 FOR A NEARLY IDENTICAL EXAMPLE ATTRIBUTED TO THOMAS SERGENT.
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