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OTHER PROPERTIES

A Historicist vase by Emile Gallé,

circa 1900

Estimate
5,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 8,160 GBP
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222

OTHER PROPERTIES

A Historicist vase by Emile Gallé,

circa 1900

Estimate
5,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 8,160 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Decorative Arts & Design from 1870

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A Historicist vase by Emile Gallé,

circa 1900

designed by Louis Hestaux, internally decorated carved, enamelled and gilt glass, decorated with 'La Ballade des Dames du Temps Jadis' , the decoration incorporating figures and a shield inscribed, `EG'  and with a Cross of Lorraine
cameo mark, `Gallé, 1884 - 1900'
22cm.
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Literature

For a vase of this form see, Christian Debize, Émile Gallé et le Verre, La Collection du Musée de L'École de Nancy, Metz 1998, p.99.  Here Debize states that the Musée de L'École de Nancy owns Louis Hestaux's studies which include those for this series of wares and dated 1884.

For another similarly inscribed vase see, Tim Newark, Émile Gallé, London, 1989, p.18.

Catalogue Note

This vase is one of a series based on Villon's poem which was set to music by Brassens and is concerned with the passage of time and thoughts of lost beauty.

A vase of this design was sold in these rooms, Applied Arts from 1880, 21st October 1988, lot 11.

Decorative Arts & Design from 1870

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