SEVRES (MANUFACTURE NATIONALE DE)

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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

ANDRE-FERNAND THESMAR – MANUFACTURE NATIONALE DE SEVRES, COVERED BOX, CIRCA 1885

COVERED BOX, CIRCA 1885
Cloisonné enamel and gold on a soft paste porcelain
Signed in enamel with the artist’s monogram
9 cm. diameter

Exhibition
Sèvres – Élégance du 20ème siècle, Tokyo Metropolitan Tein Art Museum, 2 October-19 December 1993, p. 67, n. 5 in the exhibition catalogue

Bibliography
Revue des Arts décoratifs, 1886, p. 377 and p. 381, Les artistes décorateurs – Fernand Thesmar by Victor Champier, illustration of two other enamelled covered boxes

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

LOUIS-MAURICE BOCQUET – SUZANNE LALIQUE HAVILAND – MANUFACTURE NATIONALE DE SEVRES – “MEZY” CANDY BOX, 1921

“MEZY” CANDY BOX, 1921
Porcelain, the lid decorated with stylized blue, green and brown flowers on a white background,
the base adorned with a geometrical frieze in the same tones on a white background
Signed under its base d’après Mme Lalique Haviland and 8 EX. EX. No7
Initials of the designer MB (for M. L. Bocquet)
Bearing manufacturing and decoration seals
7 cm. high; 14 cm. diameter

Exhibition
Sèvres – Elégance du 20ème siècle, Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, 2 October-19 December 1993, n. 46 in the catalog

MANUFACTURE NATIONALE DE SEVRES – ANNE-MARIE FONTAINE – BONBONNIERE, 1922

BONBONNIERE, 1922
Polychrome and gilded porcelain, decorated with stylized branches and flowers
Designed by Dunaime
Decorated by Miss Anne-Marie Fontaine
Bearing manufacture and decoration stamps of 1922
Signed under its base A M Fontaine and the letter J
6 cm. high; 11 cm in diameter

Bibliography
Lechevallier-Chevignard, Georges “La Décoration Moderne à la Manufacture de Sèvres“, Ch. Massin & Cie Editeurs, Paris, s.d. pl.5

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.

MANUFACTURE NATIONALE DE SEVRES – LÉON KANN, form designer – COFFEE SERVICE “FENOUIL”, 1898

COFFEE SERVICE “FENOUIL”, 1898
White porcelain (PN) glazed white with green highlights comprising coffee pot, milk pot, sugar bowl, two cups and saucers and matching tray
Bearing the manufacturer’s oval stamp for 1898 under each piece

Exhibition
Sèvres 1900, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nancy, cup and saucer ill. p. 33 in the exhibition catalogue
1900, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, 14 March-26 June 2000, ill. p. 282, no. 301 in the exhibition catalogue

Bibliography
La Décoration Moderne, XIIIème année, 1905-1906, pl. 7
Frédéric Descouturelle, Olivier Pons, La céramique et la lave émaillée d’Hector Guimard, Edition du Cercle Guimard, p. 12

MANUFACTURE NATIONALE DE SEVRES – AGATHON LEONARD – “DANSEUSE AUX FLAMBEAUX A DROITE”, N. 15, 2eme GRANDEUR, CIRCA 1900

“DANSEUSE AUX FLAMBEAUX A DROITE”, N. 15, 2eme GRANDEUR, CIRCA 1900
Biscuit, the carved bases with a relief decoration of leaves and cabochons highlighted with gold

Height of the sculpture: 38 cm.
Height of the base: 11.2 cm.

The model exists in two different heights: 57 and 38 cm. Between 1901 and 1923, 59 examples of each version
were executed. The bases were bought directly from the Sèvres Factory.
This series is part of a set composed of fifteen different models that were presented at the Paris Exposition Universelle
of 1900. A complete set was given as a diplomatic gift to the Csar and Empress of Russia in October 1901.
Other complete sets are in the French Embassy in Prague, at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London
and at the Musée national de Céramique at Sèvres

Exhibition
Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts, 1897, section sculpture. A. Léonard exhibits 10 models representing le jeu des écharpes
Exposition Universelle, Paris, 1900

Bibliography
Émile Bourgeois & Georges Lechevallier-Chevignard, Le Biscuit de Sèvres, tome II, Pierre Lafitte & Cie, Paris, 1909, ill. pl. 17, no. 1119
Agathon Léonard Le geste Art nouveau, Musée d’Art et d’Industrie, Roubaix and Musée département
de l’Oise à Beauvais, 2003, ill. p. 48, no. 23

MANUFACTURE NATIONALE DE SEVRES – “VASE DE CLERMONT” C PN, 1903

“VASE DE CLERMONT” C PN, 1903
White porcelain glazed yellow and green on a pink and green background; carved and patinated bronze mount with a pinecone motif
Bearing the manufacturer’s stamp for 1908
64 cm. high
44 cm. diameter

Bibliography
Alexandre Sandier & Georges Lechevallier-Chevignard, Formes et décors modernes de la Manufacture Nationale de Sèvres, 1913, pl. 16, for two similar vases decorated by Genevieve Rault with bronze bases

MANUFACTURE NATIONALE DE SEVRES – HENRI BRECY, form designer – PAIR OF BOTTLES “EPIS DE MAIS”, 1900

PAIR OF BOTTLES “EPIS DE MAIS”, 1900
Glazed porcelain; each with original stopper
Bearing the manufacturer’s stamp for 1901
16.5 cm. high

Exhibition
Exposition Universelle, Paris, 1900
An identical bottle without its stopper was acquired in 1905 by the French State for the Musée des Ursulines in Mâcon and another one complete for the Musée de Saint-Nazaire. Both are today in the collection of the Cité de la Céramique in Sèvres. Another, with stopper, is in the Holburne Museum, Bath (Handley-Read collection), and a further example, without its stopper, is in the Musée des Beaux Arts de Quimper

Bibliography
L’Art Décoratif, October 1900, La manufacture nationale de Sèvres à l’exposition universelle, similar example ill. p. 12

 

MANUFACTURE NATIONALE DE SEVRES – ANDRE-FERNAND THESMAR – POWDER COMPACT, 1895

POWDER COMPACT, 1895
Polychrome enamel; gold mounted on a Sèvres porcelain. Inside the cotton is decorated with an enamelled ladybug on a gold bud
Signed with the monogram and bearing the inscription: Faite pour Antonia Howard Trip 1895.
Three initials are entangled in the design

6.7 cm. diameter

The same decor is found on a small box exhibited at the Exposition Universelle of 1900

MANUFACTURE NATIONALE DE SEVRES – VASE, 1938

VASE, 1938
Model: PROU N.1
Author of the shape: René Prou
Decorated by Susanne Kaehrling in 1938
Decorated with reeds highlighted with gold, a bather, fishing boats and houses
Signed, rose seal, letter K and numbered 5935
45 cm. high

MANUFACTURE NATIONALE DE SEVRES – VASE “D’ IGNY A”, 1907

Vase: “D’Igny A”
Form designed by Georges Vogt in 1897
Bronze mount by Joseph Joindy
Impressed with the 1907 Sèvres seal
16 cm. high

Bibliography
E. Baumgart, La Manufacture nationale de Sèvres à l’Exposition de 1900, Paris, Librairie des Beaux-Arts, ill. n. 34 (With a different shape)
E. Baumgart Sèvres 1900, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nancy, 1996. Illustration of the two vases of Igny with variant of crystallization and mount

MANUFACTURE NATIONALE DE SEVRES – “VASE D’IGNY B”, 1921

“VASE D’IGNY B”, 1921
“Femme aux fleurs”
Shape designed by Alexandre Sandier, 1897
Decor by Robert Bonfils
Decorator: Marcel-Jean Piquet, 1921
Bearing the monogram MP (Marcel-Jean Piquet)
23.5 cm. high

Bibliography:
Lechevallier-Chevignard, Georges La Décoration Moderne à la Manufacture de Sèvres, Ch. Massin & Cie Editeurs, Paris, s.d. pl. 4
Les Oeuvres de la Manufacture Nationale de Sèvres, Vol. III, Les Vases et pièces décorées, ill., référence 2050 & 2051