Sale 21GM01 | Lot 1026

Delphin Massier Majolica Large Butterfly Jardiniere

Catalogue: The Joan Stacke Graham Majolica Collection: Part I

Lot Details

Lot 1026
Delphin Massier Majolica Large Butterfly Jardiniere
Circa 1890
Black painted uppercase mark, Delphin Massier / Vallauris. (A.M.)
Naturalistically modeled with upswept wings, perched on a pink chrysanthemum, supporting a similarly petaled conical vessel. Height 16 1/4 inches, width 20 1/2 inches.

Note:
Produced in at least two sizes. At the time of cataloguing no other examples of this rare large size were extant.

Provenance:
eBay, South America.

Literature:
Majolica International Society, Karmason Library, no. KL001596.

Reference:
Maryse Botero, Barbotines de la Côte d'Azur, p. 62.


C The Joan Stacke Graham Majolica Collection

Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Professional restoration to wings and legs, evenly sprayed.


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Catalogue Info

The Joan Stacke Graham Majolica Collection: Part I

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