French Art Deco Crackle Glaze Ceramic Monkey by OCTAVE LARRIEU 1930 - For Sale
French Art Deco Crackle Glaze Ceramic Monkey by OCTAVE LARRIEU 1930
RARISSIM CRACKLE GLAZE CERAMIC MONKEY READING A BOOK
by Octave LARRIEU (1881-1963)
CRACKLED GLAZE CERAMIC
This monkey is reading a book with glasses
The crackle glaze ceramic figurines by Octave Larrieu are rarissim. It is the first one that we have in hands (with the nude lady that we are also listing). A real MUSEAL piece for your collection !
Height : 7.7"(19.5cm), Depth : 5.8"(14.7cm), Width: 4"(10.2cm)
A tiny lack of glaze on a base corner. Tiny dark spots due to the traditional making (see photos). An excellent condition for its age !
Signed "O.Larrieu" on the base (see photo)
A "MUST HAVE" in any collection ? Not sure, a must have is supposed to be available to be acquired. This piece is rarissim and cannot be present in every collection.