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    Sale 1979

    20th Century Decorative Art & Design including a Private Collection of European Arts & Crafts

    26 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 214

    EMILE GALLE (1846-1904)

    A WHEEL-CARVED CAMEO GLASS 'VASE DE TRISTESSE', 1889

    Price Realised  

    EMILE GALLE (1846-1904)
    A Wheel-Carved Cameo Glass 'Vase de Tristesse', 1889
    5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high
    signed in intaglio Emile Gallé Nancy Fecit Exposition 1889


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    cf. F. Le Tacon, Emile Gallé ou le Mariage de l'Art et de la Science, Paris, 1995, p. 128 for an illustration of probably the identical vase to the one offered.

    Gallé presented this vase at the 1889 Exposition Universelle in Paris.