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ANTIQUE NUMBER SA1055877: early 20th Century Art Nouveau Vase Entitled "Floral Banjo Vase" By Emile Galle

early 20th Century Art Nouveau Vase Entitled "Floral Banjo Vase" By Emile Galle

£950    $1,206    €1,123
A very fine late 19th Century French cameo glass vase decorated with raised deep burgundy flowers against a warm orange field. Exhibiting excellent detail and colour, signed Galle in cameo.
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 
Height: 17 cm
 
Width: 8 cm
 
Condition: Excellent Original Condition
 
Circa: 1900
 
Materials: Acid Cut Cameo Glass
 
SKU: 6614
 
ABOUT
 
Emile Gallé, 1846 – 1904 is considered a driving force behind the Art Nouveau movement and one of the most outstanding glass artists of his time. His naturalistic designs and innovative techniques greatly contributed to the development of the art of glass-making and to the Art Nouveau Style.
 
Emile lived during an age of technological, scientific, and political explosion. He travelled extensively in Europe and witnessed techniques that would greatly influence his work such as cameo and enamelling. He began producing fine pottery, furniture and jewellery before setting up his own glass studio in 1873 and taking over his father’s factory 4 years later.
 
After being inspired by the glass works at the 1878 International Exhibition in Paris, particularly cameo works, Gallé made his mark as a true artist in glass at the 1884 Union Centrale des Arts Décoratifs in Paris where he showed 300 pieces of great artistic variety as well as technical expertise. He returned to the International Exhibition in Paris in 1889 to present his own new types of glass. The pieces featured new vase shapes, extraordinary new colours, carved cameo and pate de verre work. The event was a breakthrough for him and the Art Nouveau style in general, with his pieces beginning to be widely imitated (notably by the likes of the Daum brothers.)
 
In 1894 Gallé built his own manufacturing plant in Nancy which through...
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