SEVRES (MANUFACTURE NATIONALE DE)

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MANUFACTURE NATIONALE DE SEVRES – D’ALENCON VASE, 1926-1936

VASE, 1926-1936
Model: D’ALENCON
Shape designed by: Alexandre Sandier, 1906
Decorated by: Adrien-Auguste Leduc, decorator at Sèvres from 1923 until 1948
After a design by François Quelvée

Glazed ceramic, with a stylized decor of woman in an exotic landscape
Bearing the manufacturing marks Made in France and S 1926 DN (for pâte dure nouvelle)
and decorating marks Manufacture Nationale RF Décoré à Sèvres 1936
Signed in the decor A. Leduc d’ap. F. Quelvée
90 cm. high
37 cm. diameter

We are not aware of the existence of another similar vase. Vessels of that size were extremely difficult to manufacture

Exhibition
Sèvres – Elégance du 20ème siècle. L’Exposition des porcelaines de style Art Déco,
Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, 2 October-19 December 1993, n. 21 in the exhibition catalogue

MANUFACTURE NATIONALE DE SEVRES – LEO LAPORTE BLAIRSY – “LES RAMEAUX”, CIRCA 1900

“LES RAMEAUX”, CIRCA 1900
Biscuit
Signed, bearing the Sèvres seal and marked AD 03
43 cm. high

Bibliography
Art et Décoration, August 1902, p. 40 (bronze)
L’Art Décoratif aux Expositions des Beaux-Arts, 1904, pl. 166 (bronze with a gilt patina)
La Décoration Moderne, 13ème année, 1905-1906, pl. 54
Emile Bourgeois & Geo. Lechevallier-Chevignard, Le Biscuit de Sèvres, recueil des modèles modernes de la Manufacture de Sèvres, edited by Pierre Lafitte & Cie, tom II, ill. pl. 33, n. 1308