15 June 2004
'PAPILLONS JAUNE BRUN SOLEIL JAUNE', A SILVER, ENAMEL AND PLIQUE A JOUR ENAMEL BOX AND COVER
EUGENE FEUILLATRE, CIRCA 1912
cover with a central rectangular cut citrine in gold claw mount, underside of cover finely chased and gilded, gilt interior
4¼ in. (10.5 cm.) wide
maker's mark struck twice on body and once on cover EF within a lozenge for Eugene Feuillatre, struck twice with French poinçon, base and cover both struck 3 on one corner
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An example of this design was exhibited at the Société des Artistes Décorateurs, Paris, 1912.
cf. Alastair Duncan, The Paris Salons 1895 - 1914, Vol. V. Objets d'Art and Metalware, p. 258.
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