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)
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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