Galerie du Luxembourg, Paris Private collection, Paris Maître Le Mouel, Paris, April 3, 2001, lot 89 SERCA S.A.R.L., Paris Christie's, Paris, Les Salons d'un Appartement Parisien, November 30, 2006, lot 301
Félix Marcilhac, Jean Dunand, Vie et Oeuvre, Paris, 1991, p. 254, n. 492
Fair overall condition.
The lacquer has been previously restored along the edges and the corner. As these restorations have aged, they have oxidised and are more visible.
Small dents scattered on the lacquer, especially on the sides and on the edges.
A few hairline cracks at some of the junctions.
Minor lacks of lacquer scattered, especially on the edges.
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