Lot: 59

Important Marqueterie vase 'La Giroflée des Murailles' with a quote by Victor Hugo, c1900
Important Marqueterie vase 'La Giroflée des Murailles' with a quote by Victor Hugo, c1900

Gallé, Emile, Nancy

Emile Gallé, Nancy. Important Marqueterie vase 'La Giroflée des Murailles' with a quote by Victor Hugo, c1900. H. 19.6 cm. Cased glass, milk white, clear, amber and purple. Textured Marqueterie de verre, purple, green and amber. Aegean Wallflower branch (Erysimum cheiri), engraved, ground martelé cut. Quote from 'Les Contemplations XXV' by Victor Hugo: 'Je suis la fleur des murailles dont avril est le seul bien' (engraved). Sign.: Gallé.

Hammer Price: 115,000 €

123 - Art Nouveau - Art Deco
17. November 2015 at 7:06 AM