Auctions → Ancient art, modern art and jewelry and clocks September 2015 → September 2015 → Emile Gallé: A splendid Art Nouveau glass cameo vase with grape wine
Nancy, 1904-06. Colourless glass with melted opaque white and light yellow, brown overlay. Circumferential etched pattern of grape vine. Sign. 'Gallé' with star (high etched). Polished. H. 60 cm. - One of the most famous glass artists of the French Art Nouveau. Many designs of ceramic, glass and furniture in the style of historicism and art nouveau. Studied in Weimar and Meisenthal, staied in London and Paris, the first successes at the World Exhibition in Paris in 1878. - Mus: represented in leading art museums in the world. - Lit: B. Hakenjos, Emile Gallé, München 2012.