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VICTOR PROUVE – JOSEPH and PIERRE MOUGIN – “AUX ROSES” VASE, CIRCA 1900

“AUX ROSES” VASE, CIRCA 1900
Beige earthenware, the three sided vessel decorated with a woman holding a rose, the rim adorned with roses in full relief
Signed Mougin frères céram., numbered 1355 and signed V Prouvé
(the letters V and P intertwined)

53.2 cm. high

A similar vase without Prouvé’s decoration is at the Musée de l’Ecole de Nancy, gift of J.-B. Corbin
to the town of Nancy in 1935. No other example of our vase is known to exist

Exhibition
Victor Prouvé 1858-1943, Musée de l’Ecole de Nancy, 17 May-21 September 2008,
ill. p. 204, n. 143 in the exhibition catalogue
Victor Prouvé, le Maître de l’art Nouveau à Issy, Musée Français de la carte à jouer, Issy-les-Moulineaux, 11 May-14 August 2022

Bibliography
Jacques G. Peiffer, Les frères Mougin, sorciers du grand feu-grès et porcelaine 1898-1950, éditions Faton, ill. p. 159
Paul Arthur, French Art Nouveau Ceramics: An Illustrated Dictionary, Norma éditions, 2015, our example ill. p. 309

MANUFACTURE NATIONALE DE SEVRES – LÉON KANN – “POMMES DE PIN” COFFEE SERVICE, 1902

“POMMES DE PIN” COFFEE SERVICE, 1902
Comprising four cups and saucers and one sugar bowl porcelain with a relief decoration of pinecone scales
Bearing the manufacturer’s marks S/1905, pâte nouvelle
Sugar bowl: 14.2 cm. high
Each cup: 6.8 cm. high
Each saucer: 13 cm. diameter

Another example of the sugar bowl is part of the collections of the Château-Musée de Boulogne-sur-Mer (INV. 480L)

Exhibition
1904, St. Louis: Exposition internationale

HENRI LAURENT-DESROUSSEAUX – BALUSTER VASE, CIRCA 1900

BALUSTER VASE, CIRCA 1900
Ceramic with a white glaze mottled in gray and pink. Decor in light incised relief and reddish-brown enamel of three chestnut leaves
Signed ROBALBHEN, Henri LAURENT-DESROUSSEAUX and located Paris
26 cm. high

Exhibition
Europaische Keramik des Jugendstils, Hetjens Museum, Dusseldorf 1974, No.104, p. 86

Bibliography
Paul Arthur French, Art Nouveau Ceramics, An Illustrated Dictionary, Norma éditions, 2015, ill. p. 234

HENRI LAURENT-DESROUSSEAUX – BALUSTER VASE, CIRCA 1900

BALUSTER VASE, CIRCA 1900
Ceramic with a white glaze mottled in gray and pink. Design in shallow relief, incised and reddish-brown enamel of three chestnut leaves
Signed ROBALBHEN, Henri LAURENT-DESROUSSEAUX and located Paris
25.5 cm. high

Exhibition
Europaische Keramik des Jugendstils, Hetjens Museum, Dusseldorf 1974, No.104, p. 86

NILS DE BARCK – RARE VASE, CIRCA 1900

RARE VASE, CIRCA 1900
Incised and sculpted grés representing a datura flower capsule
Incised signature
30.5 cm. high

Bibliography
Le Style Moderne – L’Art appliqué, 1ère année, 1904-1905, H. Laurens, éditeur, ill. pl. 3.
Der Moderne Stil, 1905, ill. pl. 3.
Marc Ducret et Patricia Monjaret, L’Ecole de Carriès – L’Art céramique à Saint-Amand-en-Puisaye, Les éditions de l’amateur, Paris 1997, similar example ill. on a period photograph, p.72

ETIENNE MOREAU-NELATON – VASE, CIRCA 1900

VASE, CIRCA 1900

Grés with an enameled design of holly branches on an enameled white cream background

25.5 cm. high; 17.2 cm. diameter

Bibliography
Roger Marx, La Décoration et les Industries d’Art à l’Exposition de 1900, Ch. Delagrave éditeur, Paris, 1901

Exhibition
Exposition universelle, Paris, 1900

MANUFACTURE NATIONALE DE SEVRES – LEON KANN – “VASE GOURDE DE BRUYERES”

“VASE GOURDE DE BRUYERES”
Pâte Nouvelle (PN) of 1900
Designed by L. Kann, 1899
21 cm. high

Bibliography
Antoinette Faÿ-Hallé, Barbara Mundt, La porcelaine européenne au XIXe siècle, Office du Livre, Fribourg, Suisse, 1983, ill. p. 252, board 413
Jean Paul Midant, SEVRES La Manufacture au XXème siècle, Paris, Michel Aveline Editeur, 1992, p. 38

Provenance
An identical piece in a paler and monochromic shade can be found in the collections of the Musée National de Céramique in Sèvres, inventory n. MNC 25 522
Another item is part of Mobilier National’s collection
A third piece is in the collection of the Musée National Adrien-Dubouché in Limoges, inventory n. 7704

LUCIEN GAILLARD – CLEMENT MASSIER – “CHARDONS” VASE, CIRCA 1900

“CHARDONS” VASE, CIRCA 1900
Turquoise and brown ceramic, with two handles in the shape of horns, imitating Chinese vases
Silver mount adorned with thistles
Small warranty silver and Lucien Gaillard hallmarks
LG seal in a rectangle
8 cm. high

Bibliography
Victor Arwas, Art Nouveau – The French Aesthetic, Andreas Papadakis publisher, London, 2002, ill. p. 399

Provenance
Lillian Nassau, New York, acquired in 1994

ALBERT DAMMOUSE – COUPE, 1899

COUPE, 1899
Footed coupe in brown stoneware engraved with flowers and leaves in relief and embellished with cream-colored flowers and green leaves in porcelain, the inside of the neck covered in sang-de-boeuf and turquoise blue enamel
Impressed circular stamp signature
12.5 cm high

Exhibition
Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts, 1899

Bibliography
Art et Décoration, July 1899, pages 4 and 104

TIFFANY & CO. – ALBERT DAMMOUSE – PLATE

PLATE
Deep plate in porcelain, with cutout edges on a basketwork background, decorated with a bird on a branch in Japanese taste on a lacustrine landscape background, polychrome enamels with blue edges
Signed on the back Dammouse et Sèvres 731 and Tiffany & Co in fine gold
24 cm in diameter

MANUFACTURE NATIONALE DE SEVRES – ALPHONSE SANDOZ – VASE DE CHAMPROSAY, 1ERE GRANDEUR, 1900

VASE DE CHAMPROSAY, 1ERE GRANDEUR, 1900
Gourd-shaped, covered in blue and green overlaid
Designed by Alphonse Sandoz in 1898
Signed with the triangular mark dated 1900
14,5 cm. high

Exhibition
“Sèvres 1900”, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nancy, identical model in dark colored overlaid, ill. p. 30 of the exhibition catalogue, collection of the Musée National de Sèvres, inventory n° 924 1 6.

Bibliography
Jean Paul Midant “Sèvres – La Manufacture au XXème siècle”, Michel Aveline éditeur, 1992, p. 27 : Illustration du même vase en 2ème grandeur et à couverte à cristallisations, collection Mobilier National, Paris.

MANUFACTURE NATIONALE DE SEVRES – ALPHONSE SANDOZ – VASE D’APREMONT, 1902

VASE D’APREMONT, 1902
Colocynth vase in hard-pasted new porcelain with faceted body with decor in relief and application of leaves and vine branches wrapped around the vessel, forming two handles
Enamels in lovat green, ochre and brown on yellow background
Designed by Alphonse Sandoz
Bearing the manufacturer’s stamp for 1902
35,4 cm. high
An identical vase is in the collection of the Musée National de la Céramique, Sèvres, inventory n°15 913

Exhibition
1900, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, 14 March-26 June 2000, ill. p. 282, n°300 in the exhibition catalogue

Bibliography
E. Molinier “Les plus récents Travaux de la Manufacture de Porcelaine de Sèvres”, Art et Décoration, November 1903, ill. p. 364, “Signalons encore une autre innovation : les vases à décor en relief exécuté par le moulage. On trouvera ici quelques échantillons de ces nouvelles pièces, notamment une bouteille de M. Sandoz qui est d’une belle venue. En ce genre et dans cette nouvelle voie on peut produire beaucoup de choses intéressantes”.
Antoinette Faÿ-Hallé, Barbara Mundt : “La porcelaine européenne au XIXème siècle”, Office du Livre S.A., Fribourg, Switzerland, 1983. ill. p. 232, pl. 415.

HENRI SIMMEN – VASE, CIRCA 1910

VASE, CIRCA 1910
Stoneware vase in yellow ochre in the shape of a cone turned upside down and sunk neck leaving in reserve four handles, enhanced with lines and dots in gold
Signed
Small firing crack at the base
21,5 cm. high

Bibliography
Paul Arthur, French Art Nouveau Ceramics / An Illustrated Dictionary, Norma éditions, 2015, ill. p. 347

JEAN CARRIES – VASES, CIRCA 1900

VASE, CIRCA 1900
Colocynth stoneware vase with silver and grey dripping
14 cm. high  Sold

Provenance
Collection of Jean-Pierre Hassler, Saint-Georges, Switzerland

VASE, CIRCA 1900
Two-lobed stoneware vase, with incised striae on its bulge, brown-marbled, covered in ocher and grey, pink and dark purple enamel dripping from the neck
Incised signature under the base
13 cm. high

Provenance
Formerly in the collection of Maître Francis Lombrail

VASE, CIRCA 1900
Two-lobed stoneware vase, with incised striae on its bulge, covered in yellow ocher, marbled with brown spots and pink with hints of grey enamel dripping from the neck
Unsigned and numbered 91
13 cm. high

Provenance
Formerly in the collection of Maître Francis Lombrail
Drouot-Montaigne, 22nd april 1997, lot n° E
Jean-Pierre Hassler collection, Switzerland