9 December 2014
HECTOR GUIMARD (1867-1942)
A JARDINIERE, CIRCA 1900
executed by Gilardoni et Brault, glazed ceramic
8 ½ in. (21.5 cm.) high, 25 ¼ in. (66.7 cm.) wide, 11 ½ in. (29.2 cm.) deep
Lloyd and Barbara Macklowe, New York;
Sotheby's, New York, Important Art Nouveau from the Collection of Lloyd and Barbara Macklowe, 2 December 1995, lot 562.
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cf. P. Thiébaut, Guimard, exhibition catalogue, Musée d'Orsay, Musée des Arts Décoratifs et des Tissus, Paris, 1992, p. 262, fig. 1 for a similar example.
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