New York, Park Avenue
30 - 31 October 1996
A PAIR OF DESIGNS FOR CHENETS
late 19th century
Black chalk, pen and grey ink brown and grey wash on paper
20in. high x 14in. wide (51cm. x 35.5cm.) (2)
Sold from the collection of Claude Cartier, Sotheby's Monaco, 26 November 1979, lots 604-605.
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Related designs for chenets by the influential bronzier Jean-Louis Prieur (d. circa 1785-90) are illustrated in H. Ottomeyer/P. Pröschel et. al., Vergoldete Bronzen, Munich, 1986, vol. I, p. 199, fig. 3.14.7.
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