Lot: 317

Emile Gallé, Nancy
'Bonheur au Nymphéa bleu' vase, 1885-89

Gallé, Emile, Nancy

H. 28.8 cm. Blueish glass. Polychromatic enamel, heightened with gold. Water lily, beetle. Inscription: 'Bonheur au Nymphéa bleu'. Signed: Emile Gallé Nancy (diamond cut), EG, cross of Lorraine (on a beetle), further inscription: 'Je suis Messager de Bonheur' (gold).

Hammer Price: 19,000 €

132B - Art Nouveau - Art Deco
23. May 2017 at 2:00 PM

Literature:

Cf. cat. Auf den künstlerischen Spuren Emile Gallés, Cologne 1982, fig. 69; Musée d'Art et d'Histoire, Geneva; Hakenjos, Emile Gallé, Keramik, Glas und Möbel des Art Nouveau, Munich 2012, vol. 2, p. 61, no. 113.