Lot: 179

Vase 'Iris', c. 1898

Gallé, Emile, Nancy

H. 28.8 cm. Cameo glass, clear and purple. Decor etched in several steps. Motif with blooming irises, polished, matted inside. Signed: Cristallerie d'E. Gallé Nancy modèle et décor déposés (needle etched lettering).

Hammer Price: 1,300 €

150B - Art Nouveau - Art Deco
26. May 2020 at 3:00 PM


This decor, partly in a richer version, can be found on several vases in the museums of St. Petersburg and Düsseldorf, among others, and was used until about 1904, cf. Hilschenz-Mlynek / Ricke, Glass Collection Hentrich Düsseldorf, Munich 1985, No. 257, 310, 311, 317.