Description

    A CHRISTOFLE & CIE GILT BRONZE PRESENTATION CENTERPIECE DESIGNED BY PAUL-JEAN-BAPTISTE GASQ
    Christofle & Cie, Paris, France, circa 1913
    Designed by Paul-Jean-Baptiste Gasq (French, 1860-1944)
    Marks: CHRISTOFLE & CIE, P. Gasq
    20-1/2 x 41-1/2 x 19-1/2 inches (52.1 x 105.4 x 49.5 cm)

    The large gilt bronze centerpiece modeled with a male figure holding a sickle upon his shoulder with a female seated next to him raised on sheaves of wheat on finely chased ground imitating a cut field, with presentation inscription within a cartouche plaque MINISTÈRE DE L'AGRICULTURE CONCOURS DE PRIME D'HONNEUR DE L'INDRE 1913, the reverse engraved PRIME D'HONNEUR LÉON CHARPENTIER À VILLERS.



    Estimate: $25,000 - $35,000.

    Condition Report*:

    In very good condition

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2012
    6th Thursday
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