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Gallé: Success Springs from Glass

Published on , by Anne Doridou-Heim
Auction on 08 December 2023 - 14:00 (CET) - Salle 9 - Hôtel Drouot - 75009

The incredible Émile Gallé (1846-1904) transformed the wonderful bubbling of the Earth's depths into glass.

Émile Gallé (1846-1904), Géologie baluster vase on a base, c. 1889, in white and... Gallé: Success Springs from Glass

Émile Gallé (1846-1904), Géologie baluster vase on a base, c. 1889, in white and blue cased glass, intercalated decoration of vitrified powders, body hammered with small facets, imitation rock crystal applied to a gold-leaf background, h. 24.5 cm/9.64 in. Result: €123,310

Emile Gallé was interested in nature, botany, entomology and geology. And it took all of his genius in mastering the demanding fire art of glass to create the vase entitled …
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