Art Nouveau

& Art Déco

The Robert Zehil Gallery showcases the most representative works of Art Nouveau and Art Déco

The largest collection of the finest Art Nouveau museum quality glass, ceramic, furniture, sculpture, silverware, enamel…

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MAURICE BOUVAL – PAIR OF CANDELABRA “IRIS” OR “REVE ET OBSESSION” CIRCA 1900

Pair of candelabra “Iris” or “Rêve et Obsession”, circa 1900
Figural gilt bronze; the base in green onyx
Signed, and stamped with foundry mark
54.6 cm. high

Exhibition
Salon des Artistes Français, 1898, for a variation of the design with two branches in silver, probably executed by Falize
Salon du Mobilier, Paris, 1905

Bibliography
Revue des arts décoratifs, 1898, inset plate p. 170, for a variation of the design with two branches
Les bronzes, l’orfèvrerie, la bijouterie au Salon du Mobilier de 1905, pl. 194: “candélabre Iris”
edited by Thiébaut, Fumière & Cie,
avenue de l’Opéra
A. Duncan, Art Nouveau & Art Deco Lighting, Simon & Schuster, New York, 1978, pl. XXIX
Macklowe Gallery, Dynamic Beauty, ill. p. 77

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