'Chardon', A Mould-Blown Marqueterie-de-Verre Vase
'Chardon', A Mould-Blown Marqueterie-de-Verre Vase


'Chardon', A Mould-Blown Marqueterie-de-Verre Vase
By Gall, circa 1900
Globular mould-blown base, overlaid and internally decorated, marquetry inlay describing the thistle of Lorraine
17in. (45.2cm.) high
Engraved mark Gall
Purchased circa 1905.
Thence by descent.

Lot Essay

Cf: Philippe Julian, The Triumph of the Art Nouveau Paris Exhibition 1900, London, 1974, plate VIII
See also: Corning Museum of Glass, Emile Gall, Dreams into Glass, Corning, 1984, pp. 76-79
Alastair Duncan and Georges de Bartha, Glass by Gall, London, 1984, p. 107
Victor Arwas, op. cit., pp. 146-147
Alastair Duncan, The Paris Salons 1895-1914, volume IV: Ceramics & Glass, Suffolk, 1998

Only one other example of this vase is illustrated in the above reference literature. This was exhibited at the great Exposition Universelle in Paris 1900 and is now in the permanent collection of the Muse des Arts Dcoratifs, Paris.

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