Lot: 105


Rare 'Géologie' Intercalaire vase, 1889-92

Gallé, Emile, Nancy

H. 22.4 cm. Cased glass, clear, blue, purple and deep grey powder inclusions. Worked with the wheel, allegoric head in shell, inscribed: GEOLOGIE ILL. Back: Several shells, gilded. Signed: Galle Nancy (diamond cut). On rocaille base of bronze (can be removed).

Hammer Price: 17,000 €

135 - Art Nouveau - Art Deco
21. November 2017 at 3:18 PM

Literature:

Emile Gallé et le verre, la collection du Musée de l'Ecole de Nancy, 2004, no. 159 (model with lid): Similar vase was sold for €40.000 in auction 123,cf. cat. Emile Gallé, Museum Bellerive, Zurich 1980, no. 61; cat. Gallé, Paris, Musée du Luxembourg, 1985, no. 89; Museum Bellerive, Zurich, Glas, vol. II, 1995, 148.