5 May 2005
Property from the Maspro Art Museum, Japan
Marc Chagall (1887-1985)
Dormeuse, bouquet de fleurs et vache
signed 'Chagall' (lower right)
painted and glazed ceramic plate
10¾ x 9 in. (27.3 x 22.9 cm.)
Executed circa 1955
Noël Barber, London (gift from the artist); sale, Sotheby's, London, 25 April 1968, lot 375.
Mrs. J.M. Purnell; sale, Sotheby's, London, 7 December 1978, lot 611.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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