2 | Emile Gallé, Cylindric Vase with Hydrangeas, c. 1900

Starting price1,500
Auction No. 750 takes place:
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  • Details


    • Colorless glass with orange, violett, green and white, matted, etched, cut
    • Nancy, France, circa 1900
    • Emile Gallé (1846-1904) – Best-known French exponent of Art Nouveau in the arts and crafts, designer of ceramic, glass and furniture in the style of Historicism and Art Nouveau
    • On the wall signature in relief 'Gallé'
    • Long, cylindrical body on a flat ball foot
    • Circumferential with stylized hydrangeas on a transparent ground
    • Height: 59.5 cm
    • Expert estimate: € 3,000
    • This object is sold through the European office
    Object checked by Art Loss Register
  • Additional Information & Condition

    Additional Information & Condition


    The vase is in very good condition with minor traces of age and usage like minimal scratch marks to the ball.

    Emile Gallé (1846-1904)

    French artist Emile Gallé (1846 – 1904) took over his family’s faience and crystal company in Nancy and specialized in art glassware. Flora fascinated him throughout his life and he used glassworks for experimentation, using new techniques of marbling, inclusion, bubbles and overlay. Emile Gallé’s oeuvre is renowned for uniting technical expertise and creative ingenuity. His glass artworks were reputed through international exhibitions and awards. He also opened further outlets in Paris, Frankfurt and London. The family business continued on into the 1930s. (kre)

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