Lot: 3


'Mante en vol' jug

Gallé, Emile, Nancy

Emile Gallé. 'Mante en vol' jug, c1880-85. H. 14.8 cm. Smoke coloured glass, upper part optically blown. Enamelled pattern with gold-hues. Flying mantis and branches. Marked: E. Gallé Nancy (diamond cut). Original label FAIENCES & VERRERIES D'ART EMILE GALLÉ NANCY PARIS No. 279, further label, faintly inscribed: C....EISEN ÉPINAL.

Provenance: Gallé family.

Hammer Price: 3,200 €

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10. December 2013 at 2:41 PM

Literature:

Thiébaut, Les dessins de Gallé, Paris 1993, p. 144 flying praying mantis; Cat. Meisenthal, Berceau du verre Art Nouveau, Meisenthal 1999, nos. 7, 10, more examples.