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TONY SELMERSHEIM – CHARLES PLUMET – DESK, CIRCA 1900

DESK, CIRCA 1900
Sculpted pear wood and gilt bronze
131 x 161 x 88 cm.

Exhibition
Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts, 1897 for a variation of this design

Bibliography
Art et Décoration, April1897, the model without the side elements ill. p. 107
Der Modern Stil, Julius Hoffmann éditeur, 1899,
vol. I, ill. pl. 64, for the one exhibited at the Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts
Der Moderne Stil, 1903, ill. pl. 82

ERNEST BUSSIERE – KELLER & GUERIN – “ORCHIDEES”, CIRCA 1900

“ORCHIDEES”, CIRCA 1900

Earthenware vase decorated with low-fired iridescent glaze
Signed underneath KG/Lunéville/Bussière

Bibliography
L’Estampille L’Objet d’Art, n. 349, Ernest Bussière, la redécouverte d’un céramiste Art nouveau, p. 26 to p. 29

Exhibition
Exposition de l’alliance provinciale des industries et d’art de l’école de Nancy, Pavillon de Marsan, Paris, 1903
Céramiques végétales – Ernest Bussière et l’art nouveau, musée de l’école de Nancy, 2000, ill. p. 49, n. 27
Die Jugend Der Moderne, Villa Stuck, Munich, 28 October 2010 – 23 January 2011, ill. p. 105, n. 88

LUCIEN BONVALLET – ANTOINE-ERNEST CARDEILHAC – CHOCOLATE JUG, CIRCA 1900

CHOCOLATE JUG, CIRCA 1900
Silver, vermeil, green stained ivory
The handle in stained ivory
Signed
21 cm. high

Between 1894 and 1899, Lucien Bonvallet designed several silverware pieces intended
for the Exposition Universelle of 1900, all decorated with a vegetal pattern such as thistles,
columbines, mistletoe, clovers, etc.
These models were exhibited on the occasion of a retrospective dedicated to Lucien Bonvallet
in January and February 1913, at the Pavillon de Marsan, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris

Bibliography
Art et Décoration, December 1900, p. 163: illustration of a chocolate jug with a different design
L’Art français moderne, January 1916, p. 30
Maurice Rheims, L’Objet 1900, Arts et métiers graphiques, Paris, 1964, identical model decorated with clovers,
red stained ivory, ill. p. 96 , ill. n° 58
Tony Bouilhet, L’Orfèvrerie française au XXème siècle, Émile-Paul frères edition, Paris, (thistles model)
Annelies Krekel-Aalberse, Argenterie Art Nouveau et Art Déco, les éditions de l’amateur, Paris, 1990, ill. p. 79, n. 55 (thistles model)

EDGAR BRANDT – LETTER OPENER, CIRCA 1904

LETTER OPENER, CIRCA 1904
Chased silver
Signed
21.6 cm. long

Bibliography
Similar model illustrated:
L’Art Décoratif, 1904, vol. XII, p. 150
La Décoration Moderne, 13ème année, 1905-1906, pl. 2
Documents de Décoration Moderne – Ferronnerie, pl. 30

GEORGES DE FEURE – WALKING STICKS, CIRCA 1900

WALKING STICKS, CIRCA 1900
Silver walking stick designed as a vegetal motif
Signed
11 x 11 cm.

Silvered bronze walking stick shaped as a saurian reptile
Signed
12 x 9 cm.

Exhibition
Société nationale des Beaux-Arts, 1903

Bibliography
L’Art décoratif aux Expositions des Beaux-Arts, 1903, Librairie d’Art décoratif, Armand Guérinet, éditor pl. 8 and 9
Art et Décoration, 1903, ill. p.192

EDWARD COLONNA – GDA LIMOGES – CHRYSANTHEMUMS VASE, CIRCA 1900

CHRYSANTHEMUMS VASE, CIRCA 1900
White porcelain
30 cm. high

Exhibition
Art Nouveau Belgium, France, Institute for the
Arts, Rice University and the Art Institute of Chicago, 1976, p. 176 n. 242 in the exhibition catalogue

Bibliography
Edith Mannoni, Porcelaines de Limoges, Massin éditeur, n.d., ill. p. 92

GEORGES DE FEURE – LA MAISON MODERNE – ARMCHAIR, CIRCA 1900

ARMCHAIR, CIRCA 1900
Walnut

Bibliography
Meubles de style moderne à l’Exposition Universelle de 1900, Sections française et étrangères,
published under the direction of Th. Lambert, architect, Charles Schmidt éditor, Paris, nd. ill. pl. 17, fig. 2
Ian Millman Georges de Feure Maître du symbolisme et de l’art nouveau, ACR édition, Paris, ill. p. 155
Art Nouveau: An Architectural Indulgence, New Architecture 6 October 2000, Andreas Papadakis publisher,
in collaboration with the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, ill. p. 67
84 cm. high

Exhibition
Exposition Universelle of 1900, Paris

GEORGES DE FEURE – PAIR OF CANDLESTICKS, CIRCA 1900

PAIR OF CANDLESTICKS, CIRCA 1900
Gilt bronze
34 cm. high

Bibliography
George De Feure, Maître du symbolisme et de l’Art Nouveau, Ian Millman, 1992, ill. p. 172
George De Feure, du symbolisme à l’art nouveau (1890-1905), Musée départemental Maurice Denis Le Prieuré, 1995, ill. p. 90, n. 108
Renate Ulmer, Art Nouveau Symbolismus und Jugendstil in Frankreich, Arnoldsche, 1999, ill. p. 139, n. 122

MATHIEU GALLEREY – PLATE, CIRCA 1906

PLATE, CIRCA 1906
Gilt bronze, decorated with eucalyptus leaves
Signed GALLEREY A PARIS, marked with the artist’s monogram
26.3 cm. high

Identical model in copper at the musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris

Bibliography
Dominique Foret, Marie-Cécile Forest La Dinanderie française 1900-1950 , Les éditions de l’amateur,
1995, example in copper ill. p. 187

GEORGES ROCHEGROSSE – “DREAMS”, BEFORE 1910

“DREAMS”, BEFORE 1910
Watercolour and indian ink on paper
Signed
34.5 x 23.5 cm.

This is the watercolour that was used to illustrate Charles Baudelaire’s famous book Les Fleurs du Mal by Rochegrosse
It represents the poet Baudelaire and his inspiration