A rare Sèvres parcel-gilt porcelain and bronze applique, designed by Henri Rapin, executed by Jean-Baptiste Gauvenet and Leon-Charles Pêluche  1923
Lot 2167
A rare Sèvres parcel-gilt porcelain and bronze applique, designed by Henri Rapin, executed by Jean-Baptiste Gauvenet and Leon-Charles Pêluche 1923
US$ 10,000 - 15,000
£5,900 - 8,800
Auction Details
A rare Sèvres parcel-gilt porcelain and bronze applique, designed by Henri Rapin, executed by Jean-Baptiste Gauvenet and Leon-Charles Pêluche  1923
Lot Details
A rare Sèvres parcel-gilt porcelain and bronze applique, designed by Henri Rapin, executed by Jean-Baptiste Gauvenet and Leon-Charles Pêluche
1923
bears decals S/1923/DN and MANUFACTURE NATIONALE DÉCORÉ A SÈVRES/1923
height 14 1/2in (36.8cm)

Footnotes

  • Another example of this rare applique is in the collection of the Museum Adrian, Geneva, Switzerland.

    Provenance:
    Sotheby's, New York, June 7 2002, sale 7808, lot 214.

    Literature:
    Jean-Paul Medant, Sèvres, La Manufacture au XXème
    Siècle,
    1992, Michel Avenline, Paris, p.79.

    Exhibited:
    Exposition Des Arts Internationale et Industriale Modern,Paris 1925, Le Pavillion de Sèvres.
    Sèvres-Elegance du 20ême Siècle, Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, October 2 - December 19, 1993, cat. no. 27.
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