DescriptionA 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.
In very good condition
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