London, South Kensington
17 February 1999
'PAN ET LA SYRINX', A POLYCHROME POTTERY VASE
DECORATED BY CLAUDE LEVY, MADE BY LONGWY, FOR PRIMAVERA, CIRCA 1925
of cylindrical form with short neck and everted rim, the crackle-glazed cream body painted in black, green, grey and gilt with stylised design of partially naked female figure and pan amongst tall bullrushes, the reverse with stylised cloud and foliate motifs, black and gilt banding, painted marks 'Pan et la Syrinx, Claude Levy', printed mark 'Atlier Primavera, Longwy, France'
19 1/2in. (49.2cm.) high
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