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Confidences

French
Designed by Raoul Lachenal (French, 1885 - 1956), Designed by Edmond Lachenal (French, 1855 - 1930), Mark of Ceramique Lachenal (French), After Louis Icart (French, 1880 - 1950)


Object Place: Lachenal, Ceramique Lachenal

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 7 3/8 in. (18.6 cm) W. 6 in. (13.2 cm) L. 17 in. (43.2 cm)

Accession Number

1985.645

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Figural group of two women seated on yellow, stepped base. Between them is a blue buddha atop a brown platform. Woman on left has blonde hair and a turquoise dress. Woman on right has brown hair and rust-colored dress. Her right arm draped around the shoulder of buddha and left hand raised to her mouth. Underside glazed in mottled brown and yellow. Based on a 1926 etching and aquatint, “Confidence,” or after the oil painting, “Les Confidences,” by Louis Icart.

Markings

Marks: CERAMIQUE LACHENAL in brown glaze.

Credit Line

The John Axelrod Collection