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EMILE GALLE – VASE, CIRCA 1900

VASE, CIRCA 1900
Small pear-shaped vase, clear glass overlaid with black and with platinum foil, acid-etched and entirely wheel-carved, hammered body
Signed in wheel-carved cameo
8.5 cm. high
Provenance
Formerly in the collection of Henri Flammarion

EMILE GALLE – VASE, CIRCA 1895

VASE, CIRCA 1895
Honey-colored glass with polychrome and gilt enamel, decorated with orchids and leaves
Signed under its base Emile Gallé below an orchid and Déposé in enamel
12.5 cm. high

LUCIEN GAILLARD – “POURPRE D’AUTOMNE” PERFUME BOTTLE, CIRCA 1900

“POURPRE D’AUTOMNE” PERFUME BOTTLE, CIRCA 1900
Decorated with leaves and fruits from red chestnut trees
Enameled stopper
Titled on each side
Comes with its splendid marbled box, with a round label showing the same pattern as on the bottle, garnished with satin (slightly stained)
Executed for Volnay (Veolay), “Veolay” being the phonetic transcription of “Volnay” found on the bottles intended for the American market.
11,6 cm. high (very rare in this size)

Bibliography
Christie Mayer Lefkowith, L’Art du Parfum, éditions Celiv, 1994, ill. p. 137

MULLER FRERES – PITCHER, CIRCA 1900

PITCHER, CIRCA 1900
Multilayered pitcher, overlaid, acid etched and wheel carved, enameled design in the “fluogravure” technique, applied handle, gold highlights
Signed
20 cm. high

Exhibition
Sunderland Museum & Art Gallery, The Art of Glass – Art Nouveau to Art Deco, 17 July – 27 October 1996
Verrerie Art Nouveau, l'Exemple des Frères Muller, Musée de l'Ecole de Nancy, 6 October 2007 – 7 January 2008, ill. p. 85, n. 16 in the exhibition catalogue

Bibliography
Victor Arwas, The Art of Glass, Andreas Papadakis publisher, 1996, p. 32, n. 42.

Provenance
Dr Henry Blount, Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA

HENRY CROS – PLATE “THE NYMPH GALATEA”, CIRCA 1900

PLATE “THE NYMPH GALATEA”, CIRCA 1900
Exceptional medallion in pâte de verre figuring Galatea asleep being watched by a beast, in shades of pink, yellow brown and orange on a blue background
Signed

Diameter: 27 cm

A similar piece is in the collections of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, inventory n° 19647, acquired at the sale of the Roger Marx collection in 1914

Exhibition
Chefs d'oeuvre de la verrerie et de la cristallerie française au Musée des Arts Décoratifs, 1800-1990, Suntory Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan, 1991, p. 32, n. 25, in the exhibition catalogue

EMILE GALLE – “LES ROCHERS DANS LA MER” VASE, CIRCA 1900

“LES ROCHERS DANS LA MER” VASE, CIRCA 1900
Outstanding vase in multilayered glass with marine landscape decor
Original bronze base cast with butterflies
Engraved signature
54 cm. high

Bibliography
Janine Bloch-Dermant, L'Art du verre en France 1860-1914, Edita-Denoël, 1974, ill. p. 62

Provenance
Private collection, Italy

EMILE GALLE – “ANEMONE” VASE, CIRCA 1897-1900

“ANEMONE” VASE, CIRCA 1897-1900
Conical multilayered vase, internally decorated and engraved
Signed
21.5 cm. high

Exhibition
Emile Gallé, Exhibition in six Japanese museums, 2000-2001, n. 45 in the exhibition catalogue, ill. pp. 90 and 91 (example at the Juken museum)

Bibliography
A similar 27 cm. high vase in the collections of Juken Museum of Art, Yoshiwa, prefecture of Hiroshima, Japan
Another, 28,2 cm. high, is in the collection of Her Royal Highness Margrethe II, the Queen of Denmark

EMILE GALLE – “MEDUSE” VASE, CIRCA 1900

“MEDUSE” VASE, CIRCA 1900
Double glazed footed vase modelled as a fish, internally decorated with powder inclusions, partially iridescent, ornamented with an acid-etched and wheel-carved jellyfish on a hammered background echoing the surface of the water
Wheel-carved signature
30 cm. high

EMILE GALLE – CONICAL VASE, 1898

CONICAL VASE, 1898
Multilayered and wheel-carved conical vase with faceted corners in amber, purplish-blue and red marquetry glass, internally decorated with columbines on a background with silver foil inclusions, acid-etched, the original bronze base in the shape of leaves and spurs
Signed and dated 1898
26.1 cm. high

Exhibition
Société Nationale des Beaux Arts, 1898
Wood One Museum of Art, Hiroshima, Japan, 2005, n.33, ill. p. 36 in the exhibition catalogue
Emile Gallé – Nature and Symbol / Le Langage des Fleurs et des Choses Muettes, 16 January – 10 April 2016, Tokyo Metropolitan
Teien Art Museum; 24 April – 5 June 2016, Utsunomiya Museum of Art, n. 069, ill. p. 90

Bibliography
Revue des Arts Décoratifs, 1898, ill. p. 148
Renate Ulmer, Art Nouveau Symbolismus und Jugendstil in Frankreich, Arnoldsche, 1999, ill. p. 319, n. 318
Emile Gallé et le verre, la collection du musée de l'Ecole de Nancy, Ed. Somogy, Paris, 2004, similar example ill. p. 164, n. 280

Provenance
Daimaru Museum, Japan

Other examples of this design are owned by important museums worldwide:
Kitazawa Museum of Art, Japan
Kunstmuseum, Dusseldorf (Collection Gerda Koepf), Germany
Suntory Museum, Japan
Musée de l'Ecole de Nancy, Nancy, France
Budapest Museum of Applied Arts, inv. n. 55.284, Hungary

FRANCOIS-EUGENE ROUSSEAU – VASE, CIRCA 1900

VASE, CIRCA 1900
Thick tubular freely blown and shaped glass vase with side protrusions. Multilayered, opalescent glass overlaid in brick red and caramel, intaglio and wheel cut with a design of flowers and stylized foliage and a butterfly in flight
Unsigned. Numbered 532
16.5 cm. high

DAUM NANCY – VASE, CIRCA 1900

VASE, CIRCA 1900
Multilayered glass with an applied and carved design of Japanese columbines; hammered background.
Signed Daum # Nancy
32 cm. high

“Rares sont donc les pièces qui offrent, comme c’est le cas du vase Ancolies, une adéquation aussi parfaite entre la forme de l’objet et son décor figuré. Ces pièces d’exception résultaient souvent de commandes particulières ou étaient réalisées en vue d’expositions démontrant le savoir-faire décoratif et technique de la cristallerie”. (Le Musée de l’Ecole de Nancy, Oeuvres choisies)
The columbine flower guided the decorator in the design of the vase

EMILE GALLE – “LA GIROFLEE DE MURAILLE”, CIRCA 1900

“LA GIROFLEE DE MURAILLE”, CIRCA 1900
Multilayered glass with four applied and wheel-carved flowers, gold leaf inclusions, partly hammered
Engraved signature
21 cm. high

Only one other example is known to exist

Provenance
According to previous owners, this vase was acquired at auction in Versailles around 1970 as therefore could be part of a group of vases sold by Emile Gallé’s descendants

EMILE GALLE – VASE, CIRCA 1889

VASE, CIRCA 1889
Polychrome “cristallerie” glass decorated with enamelled water lilies, aquatic flowers, stems,
and three dragonflies; original bronze base decorated with four snails
Enamelled signature in Japanese style
17 cm. high

ALBERT DAMMOUSE – IMPORTANT BOWL, CIRCA 1900

IMPORTANT BOWL, CIRCA 1900
Pâte d’émail with a design of roses and foliage
13.5 cm. high
12 cm. diameter

Exhibition
Victor Arwas, Art Nouveau: The French Aesthetic, Andreas Papadakis Publisher, London, 2002, ill. p. 513

GEORGES DESPRET – YVONNES SERRUYS – VASE, CIRCA 1900

VASE, CIRCA 1900
Multilayered glass with powder inclusions imitating hard stones
Signed, bearing the monogram of Yvonne Serruys and numbered 606
33 cm. high

Bibliography
“Le maître verrier Despret a eu l’heureuse idée de demander à un sculpteur de talent, Mlle Serruys, les belles formes robustes de ses coupes ; pour leur robe, d’une sourde splendeur, il semble avoir eu la collaboration de la terre et des siècles.” L’Art Décoratif, 1906, p. 182

DAUM NANCY – VASE “VIGNE ET ESCARGOTS”, MODEL N. 2434, 1904

VASE “VIGNE ET ESCARGOTS”, MODEL N. 2434, 1904
Conical shape with circular foot, clear glass with colored powders inclusions, overlaid and cut with foliage and vines, two applied snails
Signed
32.5 cm. high

Bibliography
The Daum firm has the original drawing for this and other vessels with the same decoration.