• 20th Century Decorative Art &  auction at Christies

    Sale 7838

    20th Century Decorative Art & Design

    21 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 46

    EMILE GALLÉ (1846-1904)

    AUX OMBELLES CABINET, CIRCA 1903

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    EMILE GALLÉ (1846-1904)
    AUX OMBELLES CABINET, CIRCA 1903
    bronze mounts, carved ash, elm and walnut, inlaid with various woods with the inscription L'instant est si beau de Lumière au Fond de nous dans notre coeur Verhaeren
    59½ in. (151 cm.) high; 25½ in. (65 cm.) wide; 18 in. (46 cm.) deep
    inlaid mark Gallé


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    Literature

    A. Duncan, The Paris Salons 1895-1914, Volume III: Furniture, Suffolk, 1996, p. 234 (design illustrated)


    Exhibited

    The design was first presented at the Exposition de l'Ecole de Nancy, Paris, 1903