Vase

French (Nancy)
about 1880-1890
Emile Gallé (French, 1846–1904)


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

Overall: 30.48 x 16.51 cm (12 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

64.2001

Medium or Technique

Glass with molded and enameled decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Glass

Cloudy, leaded, Oriental-inspired, six-sided vase. Hand-carved, bamboo-like lattice on outside, over which are painted honeysuckle floral sprays in enamel colors. Carved signature on base, “Gallé” on a raised field. Base also has bamboo-like network and an enameled stem with three cherries.

Inscription

Gummed paper label on base: "Cat. #242"

Signed

"Galle" on raised area on underside of base.

Credit Line

Gift of Arthur B. Nichols, in memory of Dorothy Nichols, his daughter