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Two Ottoman biscuit porcelain figures of a Sultan and Sultana, by Jean Gille, France, Paris, mid-19th century
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 20,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
265
Two Ottoman biscuit porcelain figures of a Sultan and Sultana, by Jean Gille, France, Paris, mid-19th century
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 20,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Two Ottoman biscuit porcelain figures of a Sultan and Sultana, by Jean Gille, France, Paris, mid-19th century
each modelled in the form of a richly attired Sultan and Sultana on a pedestal, the Sultana with a black eunuch carrying her mantel and the Sultan with a lady at his feet, the underside of each with mark 'JG'
Quantity: 2
each: 40cm. approx. height
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Catalogue Note

Jean Gille was active in Paris during the middle of the nineteenth century. His porcelain factory was in Rue de Paradis-Poissonniere and he was renowned for the quality of his biscuit (a pottery fired without a ceramic glaze) figurines.

Arts of the Islamic World including Fine Rugs and Carpets

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