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Tetard Freres

circa 1925
A silver and hardstone trompe l’oeil sculpture.

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An Art Deco silver and hardstone trompe l’oeil sculpture in the form of a fish bowl by Tetard, c.1925, the whimsical silver and hardstone sculpture in the form of a fish bowl, the base with carved mother of pearl and ivory mermaids supporting a nephrite bowl containing angel fish blowing bubbles, sea horse, frog and starfish in hardstone and stained ivory, amongst silver reeds and foliage, the water’s surface broken by a jumping carved agate shubunkin.
  • OriginParis
  • Condition ReportVery good
  • Weight description1853.00gms.
  • Dimensions35 x 27cms1853gm

Tétard Frères

Edmond Tétard took over the business of the renowned master silversmith Émile Hugo in 1880.  He registered his mark in the August of that year giving the workshop address as 4 rue Béranger, north of the Marais in central Paris.

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