Plate (depicting the actress Sarah Bernhardt in her role as Dona Sol) (Primary Title)

Joseph Théodore Deck, French, 1823 - 1891 (Ceramicist)
Edmond Lachenal, French, 1855 - 1948 (Decorator)

ca. 1880
Glazed earthewnare, enamel
24 inches diameter
Inscribed (left) in script: Sarah Bernhardt and (right): Hernani 1878; Inscribed (right)(iin black): ELachenal
Marked (on reverse): TH DECK
Swenson Art Nouveau Fund and Sydney and Frances Lewis Endowment Fund
Salon of the Société des Artistes Français, Champs-Elysées, Paris, 1881, no. 2979

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