Read more GEORGES BARBOTEAUX – VASE, CIRCA 1908 VASE, CIRCA 1908 Bronze with a design of pine cones Signed 7.8 cm. high; 11 cm. diameter In 1908, the French State acquired a small vase in bronze with a design of pine cones, exhibited at the Salon des artistes français. At the same salon the following year, Barboteaux exhibited small vases in bronze decorated with ears of barley, one of which was purchased by the musée des Arts décoratifs, and another decorated with pine cones illustrated in Art et Décoration. Ha also exhibited an inkwell “coiffé d’une pomme de pin stylisée, de composition assez curieuse”. Exhibition Société des Artistes Français, Paris, 1909 Bibliography M.-P. Verneuil, Les Objets d’Art aux Salons in Art et Décoration, July 1909, page 59: Illustration of a small bronze vase decorated with pine cones, more elongated, exhibited in the Salon d’Automne de 1909.