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Lot 670

Emile Muller Earthenware Umbrella Stand

Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000

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French, early 20th century, of rectangular form, with pierced rectangular reserve verso, molded mistletoe leaves and berries in relief, covered in a sang de boeuf red glaze over a celadon glaze, signed lower right "E.Muller", interior with stamped "Emile Muller/Ivry/Paris" mark, 25-1/2 x 23-1/2 x 10-3/4 in.

Provenance: Christie's, London, Lot 135, October 27, 1998 for œ2,875; Private Collection, New York


scattered chips and flakes, small crack to base verso, foam to interior (partially covering stamp), glaze crackle/crazing, scratches, surface dirt and wear consistent with age and use; together with three plastic pipes

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