1 May 1997
An enamelled inkwell and cover
By Feuillatre, circa 1898
In the form of a poppy pod, with hinged part-gilt cover finely chased as the flower base, the body decorated with delicate peacock feathers in snowy white and silver with gold cloisonné 'eyes' detailed with turquoise, against a pale silvery green ground
3¾in. (9.5cm.) wide
Stamped Feuillatre on the base ring
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Cf: Art et Decoration, Vol. 15, 1904, pp. 37-39.
See also: Die Jugendstil Sammlung, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, Vol. 1, Cat. No. 655.
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