Delphin Massier (French, 1836-1907)A Majolica Swan Jardinière, France, late 19th century Signed: "Delphin. Massier/Vallauris. (A.M)/V." H: 10, Dia: 13 in.PROVENANCE:Private Collection, New York, NY
Professional restoration to two of the swan heads, overpainting now yellowed with some losses in some areas. The interior with light dust and surface soiling. Scattered glaze chips throughout, particularly at base, one shallow chip to base with overall scattered surface abrasion. Large hairline about three inches emanating from rim near one swan.
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Delphin Massier (French, 1836-1907), A Majolica Swan