CLEMENT MASSIER (1845 - 1917)
Massive turtle, Golfe-Juan, France, late 19th C.; Glazed earthenware; Impressed manufacturer mark; 12 1/2" x 27" x 21"; Possibly meant to be a garden ornament or fountain.; Provenance: Christie's New York, 20th Century Decorative Arts, December 2001, lot 57
Sale Price: $5,313
Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Overall remarkably good condition. Grinding chips around edge of base. Touch-ups/restoration to a few toes and one small area on edge of shell. Some scratches/wear under legs/feet.