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Superb Antique Art Nouveau Signed A. Foretay Silvered Jardiniere 5 Nude Ladies & A Mermaid

Price: $1,960
  • Item No: 77085

Superb Antique Art Nouveau Signed A. Foretay Silvered Metal Jardiniere 5 Nude Ladies & A Mermaid. This is an exquisite signed Art Nouveau Jardiniere depicting 5 nude lades & a mermaid frolicking in the ocean. It has a high relief sculptured fish head and birds. The underside is marked with a flowered crown, and French markings. Please click to enlarge the pictures. The jardiniere has its original silvered metal liner that may be removed to put a florlal arrangement in or a plant. The quality of the nude ladies & mermaid frolicking in the sea is extraordinary. They look alive. The jardiniere weighs 8.8 pounds. It measures 11 inches wide and 9 inches deep. From the bottom of the jardiniere to the top of the lady's head at the front it measures 6-1/2 inches high. Weight 8.8 pounds. I have never seen a more beautiful French jardiniere in my more than fifty years in the antique business. It is in excellent condition guaranteed to please and delight the new owner.