07-14-2012 07-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2605B Boston
July 14, 2012 10:00 AMCalender

Palissy Majolica Planter

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2605B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 14, 2012 10:00AM


Palissy Majolica Planter, France, late 19th century, modeled as a tree base with a central leaf and overhanging foliage to rim, the front decorated with frogs, clams, a nest of eggs to the center, and a snake on a bed of reeds and ferns, on five organic-form feet, ht. 11, wd. 16 1/2, dp. 9 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Professional restoration to center leaf, overhanging foliage, one clam. Small chip to back left hand corner.