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EMILE GALLE – “CAVALIER PERSAN” BEAKER, DESIGNED CIRCA 1889

“CAVALIER PERSAN” BEAKER, DESIGNED CIRCA 1889
Glass, decorated with a Persian horse rider, in polychrome enamel on a background engraved with stylized and geometrical flowers and partly highlighted in gold, inclusion of shattered gold foils
Signed E. Gallé Nancy under its base
10 cm. high

Bibliography
Bernd Hakenjos, Emile Gallé, Keramik, Glas und Möbel des Art Nouveau, Hirmer, ill. p. 80

EMILE GALLE – VASE, CIRCA 1900

VASE, CIRCA 1900
Small pear-shaped vase, clear glass overlaid with black and with platinum foil, acid-etched and entirely wheel-carved, hammered body
Signed in wheel-carved cameo
8.5 cm. high
Provenance
Formerly in the collection of Henri Flammarion

EMILE GALLE – RARE AND IMPORTANT CABINET, CIRCA 1900

RARE AND IMPORTANT CABINET, CIRCA 1900
Exotic marquetry inlaid wood, decorated with dragonflies and flowers, the front adorned with a dragonfly in relief
Signed
137 cm. high; 83 cm. wide; 44 cm. deep

Bibliography
Alastar Duncan, Georges de Bartha, Gallé Furniture, Antique Collectors’ club, 2012, ill. p. 292

EMILE GALLE – “BERCE DES PRES” LADIES DESK, CIRCA 1900

“BERCE DES PRES” LADIES DESK, CIRCA 1900
Variation of “Les Ombellules” desk exhibited at the Exposition Universelle of 1900
Exotic marquetry inlaid wood, with botanical decor
With its key in gilt bronze
Signed GALLE

Bearing a paper label from the 1950/1960s on which can be read “N°7399 – Salle des Ventes – Santé
Frères et Cie – Pau » with the lot number, its description, the name of the buyer and the price
(the company Santé Frères et Cie put an end to its public sales in 1970)
157 cm. high ; 77 cm. wide ; 55 cm. deep

Exhibition
Exposition Universelle, Paris 1900. A design, which can be compared to our desk, titled “Les Ombellules” by Emile Gallé himself in a publication at the time, was shown by the artist during the event.

Musée d’Orsay, Paris. A “Les Ombellules” desk, comparable to ours, is in the collection of the Musée d’Orsay (inventory OAO 1467 coming from the Rispal donation)

Provenance
This desk was acquired by the former owner at a public auction in the 1950/1960s from the Salle des Ventes Santé Frères et Cie, rue Emile Garet in Pau. This company, which started out with public auction sales, simultaneously as a transporter, right after the post-war years, enrolled a notary or a court bailiff, but lost the office in 1970 when the French government appointed a ministerial officer as an auctioneer in Pau.

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 – 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

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

HENRY CROS – PLATE “THE NYMPH GALATEA”, CIRCA 1900

PLATE “THE NYMPH GALATEA”, CIRCA 1900
Exceptional medallion in pâte de verre figuring Galatea asleep being watched by a beast, in shades of pink, yellow brown and orange on a blue background
Signed

Diameter: 27 cm

A similar piece is in the collections of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, inventory n° 19647, acquired at the sale of the Roger Marx collection in 1914

Exhibition
Chefs d'oeuvre de la verrerie et de la cristallerie française au Musée des Arts Décoratifs, 1800-1990, Suntory Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan, 1991, p. 32, n. 25, in the exhibition catalogue