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    Sale 12273

    Historical Design

    26 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 11

    EMILE GALLE 1846-1904

    'LA VIOLETTE' VASE, CIRCA 1900

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    EMILE GALLE 1846-1904
    'LA VIOLETTE' VASE, CIRCA 1900
    iridescent, mould-blown, internally decorated glass with overlay and marquetry
    10 ¾ in. (27.3 cm.) high; 9 ½ in. (24.2 cm.) wide
    engraved GALLE


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    Other examples illustrated:
    J. Bloch-Dermant, The Art of French Glass 1860-1914, London, 1980, p. 93, pl. 139;
    A. Duncan, G. De Bartha, Glass by Gallé, London, 1984, p. 34, fig. g;
    W. Warmus, Emile Gallé Dreams into Glass, The Corning Museum of Glass, New York, 1984, p. 96, pl. 18a.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED EUROPEAN COLLECTION