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EMILE GALLE – TEA TABLE, CIRCA 1900

TEA TABLE, CIRCA 1900
Exotic wood
Two-tiered; the first decorated with sheep and their shepherd in the sunset, the second embellished with hydrangeas and butterflies
Signed on the top shelf
83 cm. high; 84 cm. wide; 52 cm. deep

EMILE GALLE – TABLE, CIRCA 1900

TABLE, CIRCA 1900
Exotic wood
Removable upper tray
Decorated with aquatic plants and waterlilies on the upper part; flowers, waterlilies and a small frog on the lower part
Signed on upper and lower shelves
82 cm. high; 60 cm. wide; 41.5 cm. deep

EMILE GALLE – VERY RARE STORAGE CABINET, CIRCA 1897

VERY RARE STORAGE CABINET, CIRCA 1897
Marquetry panels decorated with irises
Rounded shape and shelves on the side, four drawers, handles in bronze
With its key
Signed in marquetry on a leaf at the bottom to the right
130 cm. high; 80 cm. wide; 35 cm. deep

Early Gallé work, never seen on the market
Not recorded in major contemporary books on Gallé

EMILE GALLE – “CRABE ET ALGUES” CHARGER, CIRCA 1900

“CRABE ET ALGUES” CHARGER, CIRCA 1900
Large charger in blue and amber glass, acid-etched with an aquatic scene of seaweed flowing in the water with a starfish and crab among the vegetation, all against a shaded blue glass background
Signed on the edge of the charger Gallé
40 cm. in diameter

EMILE GALLE – VASE, CIRCA 1890

VASE, CIRCA 1890
Baluster vase in clear glass overlaid in creamy white, etched and wheel-carved with an orchid and leaves, the surface and the base entirely hammered
Signed underneath with a diamond point Emile Gallé / à Nancy
Most probably made by Burgun & Schverer for Gallé
11.5 cm. high

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

PAUL BRINDEAU DE JARNY – MURAL PORTE-DOCUMENTS, CIRCA 1900

MURAL PORTE-DOCUMENTS, CIRCA 1900
Wood and embossed copper
Fire-stamped monogram on the back, decoration of leaves and burrs of plane trees
32 cm. high; 44.5 cm. in maximum width

Bibliography
Karin Blanc, Ferronnerie en Europe au XXème siècle, éditions Monelle Hayot, 2015, ill. p. 156

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

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

ADRIEN-AURELIEN HEBRARD – LEO LAPORTE BLAIRSY – “HIPPOCAMPES ET GRONDINS” VASE, 1904

“HIPPOCAMPES ET GRONDINS” VASE, 1904
Important vase in dark patinated bronze, lost wax cast by A. A. Hébrard, embellished with two gurnards in relief on a background of starfish and seahorses on the body of the vase
Signed Léo Laporte Blairsy on the belly and Cire perdue A. A. Hébrard on the foot
62 cm. high; 17 cm. diameter

Exhibition
Salon d’Automne, 1904, n. 2015 “Vase aux poissons”, lost wax bronze. (Property of Mr. Hébrard)
Prix du Salon des boursiers de voyage. IIème exposition quinquennale, Grand Palais, Paris 1907, p. 82, n. 7
Exposition universelle et internationale, Gand, 1913
“1900”, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, 14 March – 26 June 2000, ill. p. 287, n. 311 in the catalog

Provenance
On the occasion of the second quinquennial exhibition of the “Salon des boursiers du voyage” at the Grand Palais in Paris in 1907, Laporte-Blairsy, award holder in 1896, exhibited, out of competition, about twenty sculptures, electric lamps, a plaster and a paper knife, as well as several drawings and paintings, as some sort of retrospective of his work. It was acknowledged that he used many foundries and editors; Susse, Hébrard, Goldscheider, Colin, Houdebine, Blot and the Manufacture Nationale de Sèvres. Those compositions cast by Adrien Hébrard were without any figures and very different to the particular style he was known for. Five sculptures were exhibited: “Les Algues”, “Les Coquillages”, “Le Poulpe”, “Hippocampes” and “Crocus”.

Our sculpture is not numbered and does not bear the customary lost wax seal of the artist. It is inscribed in full Cire perdue A. A. Hébrard (“Lost wax A. A. Hébrard”). It is one of the first pieces cast by the foundry.

FRENCH – PITCHER, CIRCA 1900

PITCHER, CIRCA 1900

Important pitcher in green marble, decorated with falling algae on its shoulders, brown patinated bronze mount, embellished with aquatic plants

30 cm. high

ALEXANDRE VIBERT – “THEODORA”, CIRCA 1900

“THEODORA”, CIRCA 1900
Symbolist sculpture in silver and gilt patinated bronze representing a woman standing up, draped, wearing a tiara embedded with a red stone, holding a book in onyx, placed on a square base with four columns in lapis and enameled panels on metal decorated with mythological figures, her necklace and her shoe encrusted with colored stones
The base bearing the inscription Prix Lagrange 1906
Signed
82 cm. high

Bibliography
Alastair Duncan, Art Nouveau Sculpture, illustrated

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

CARLO BUGATTI – ADRIEN-AURELIEN HEBRARD – FISH PLATE, 1907

FISH PLATE, 1907
Long silver plate, decorated with marine monsters
Signed Bugatti and A. A. Hébrard Rue Royale Paris
Hallmarks
62 cm. long; 30.5 cm. wide

To this day, only one other example of this model is known to exist, sold at the sale of Maître Thierry de Maigret, Paris, Art Nouveau – Art Déco, 7 April 2004, lot 111
The provenance indicated in the catalog stated “Formerly in the collection of Miss S., close relation to Hébrard. Inheritance of her niece, Miss X.”
This model was exhibited at the Galerie Hébrard, 8 rue Royale, Paris, 2 – 25 December 1907

Exhibition
Galerie A.-A. Hébrard, 8, rue Royale, Paris, 2 – 25 December 1907
ReConnaître Carlo Bugatti, Musée d’Orsay, Paris, 10 April – 15 July 2001, ill. p. 61, n. 79 in the exhibition catalog

Bibliography
ReConnaître Carlo Bugatti, Musée d’Orsay, Paris, 2001, ill. p. 58 and p. 61, n. 79 in the exhibition catalog

EMILE GALLE – “LA FORÊT LORRAINE” DESK, CIRCA 1900

“LA FORÊT LORRAINE” DESK, CIRCA 1900
Exotic marquetry inlaid wood
108 cm. high; 72 cm. wide; 50 cm. deep

Bibliography
An identical model is illustrated in the catalogue L’Ecole de Nancy, Art Nouveau et industrie d’Art, Musée de l’Ecole de Nancy, 2018, p. 96
Alastar Duncan, Georges de Bartha, Gallé Furniture, Antique Collectors’ club, 2012, ill. p. 239

EMILE GALLE – “OMBELLES” CHAIRS, CIRCA 1900

“OMBELLES” CHAIRS, CIRCA 1900
Pair of carved walnut chairs
Signed
95 x 47 x 43.3 cm

Bibliography
A. Duncan, Art Nouveau furniture, p. 258, pl. 1.
Philippe Garner, Emile Gallé, 1976, p. 23-24, p. 89
Ministère de la Culture – Edition de la Réunion des musées nationaux, Gallé, 1985, pp. 279-280
Bernd Hakenjos, Emile Gallé, catalog, vol. II, p. 174, n. 329

Provenance
Private collection Belgium

EMILE GALLE – “AUX LIBELLULES ET PAPILLONS” CONSOLE, CIRCA 1900

“AUX LIBELLULES ET PAPILLONS” CONSOLE, CIRCA 1900
Sculpted walnut and exotic wood marquetry, mother-of-pearl inlay and bronze
Signed
138 cm. high; 74 cm. wide; 46 cm. deep

Only one variant of the design is recorded

Bibliography
A. Duncan and G. de Bartha, Gallé Furniture, Antique Collector’s Club, 2012, a variant ill. p. 272, pl. 4

Provenance
Private collection, France

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