12 May 2009
A LARGE FAMILLE VERTE DEEP JARDINIÈRE
The sturdily potted vessel with rounded sides brightly enamelled on the exterior with a continuous scene of ladies and boys in a garden scene, some picking flowers, others on a terrace, and a further group in an interior setting overlooking the garden
15¼ in. (39 cm.) diam.
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