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A French Terracotta Acrobatic Or Roof Cat

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Directory: Fine Art: Sculpture: Clay: Pre 1950: Item # 1208540

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A French Terracotta Acrobatic Or Roof Cat
Hand made by the Poterie Du Mesnil Bavent in Normandy, with animal figure specialization. The underside with French import mark, Bavent and interlace NF. These figures and finials traditional to Pays d' Auge as exterior ornamentation. The white glazed terracotta cat with glass eyes can be affixed upright or sloping to a surface. Excellent condition Crackeleure normal to glaze. See Pierre Faveton's book Le Chat 20" x 6.50 x 5.50'

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