Lot: 5


'Primevère des jardins' vase

Gallé, Emile, Nancy

Emile Gallé. 'Primevère des jardins' vase, c1895. H. 15.4 cm. Cased glass, clear and pink, white and deep blue powder inclusions. Pattern worked with the wheel. Polyanthus, buds and leaves engraved. Ground martelé cut. Signed: Gallé. Original label: EMILE GALLÉ PARIS NANCY 6.

Provenance: Gallé family.

Hammer Price: 20,000 €

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10. December 2013 at 8:39 AM

Literature:

Vases of similar shape were made as early as 1880-84, Ricke/Schmitt, coll. Gerda Koepff, Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf, 1998, no. 19; c1889, vase 'le Sens de la vie', Bloch-Dermant, l'Art du verre en France, Lausanne 1974, p. 67; 1892 vase for president Carnot's wife, same height, exhib. cat. Emile Gallé et le verre, Nancy 2004, no. 171 or a mounted vase with handles, coll. Hentrich, Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf, no. 190.