Sale 21GM01 | Lot 1024

Delphin Massier Majolica Vase Modeled as a Grasshopper

Catalogue: The Joan Stacke Graham Majolica Collection
Delphin Massier Majolica Vase Modeled As a Grasshopper

Lot Details

Lot 1024
Delphin Massier Majolica Vase Modeled as a Grasshopper
Circa 1890
Signed in black, Vallauris (A.M.)
Naturalistically modeled and enriched in shades of yellow, green, black and pink, on an oval mound base. Length 20 inches.

Note:
Recorded at Massier in four graduated sizes as model no. 1142.

Reference:
Helen Cunningham, Majolica Figures, p. 119, fig. 20. Maryse Bottero, Barbotines de la Côte d'Azur, Paris, p. 88, fig. 2 for a similarly modeled example of shape no. 1142/1-4. The Delphin Massier Catalogue of 1908, p. 33.


C The Joan Stacke Graham Majolica Collection

Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Sold for $20,160 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

presents well; professional restoration; glaze flake at both central knees; restoration to both front legs at the join; some minor imperfections/scuffs to the left hind leg; restoration residue (over spray?) that fluoresces under black light; mandible (underside of jaw line) fluoresces but may be over spray; blacklighted


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Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Sold for $20,160 (includes buyer's premium)

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