11 May 2004
A VERTE-IMARI 'GOVERNER DUFF' PLATE
Enamelled at the centre in iron-red, sepia, green and gilt with a European couple with their arms around each other, on a terrace below a paulonia tree beside their dog, the border with underglaze-blue lappets alternating with precious objects, rim chips restored
9 1/8 in. (23.3 cm.) diam.
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Specialist Joy McCall answers key questions for collectors of the glassmaker’s exquisite pieces. Illustrated with lots offered in the Lalique sale on 15 May
Offered in May, a 1916 canvas that was included in every major survey of Malevich’s Suprematist works during his lifetime, and which revolutionised modern art