7 October 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 16,250
Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000
A GILT AND ENAMELLED GLASS VASE
EMILE GALLÉ (1846-1904), FRANCE
With rounded body rising from short foot through angled concave shoulder to everted rim, decorated in gilt and enamel with three equestrian scenes in gilt multi-lobed cartouches, around these a band of red-enamelled thick scrolling leafy vine on a ground of gilt and polychrome scrolls, the base signed 'E. Gallé à Nancy', with heavy gilt stand composed of a lower register of raised roundels containing floral palmettes and three feet with human head terminals
9¼in. (23.6cm.) diam. at rim; 9 7/8in. (25.2cm.) high
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