Emile GALLE (1864-1904) & MANUFACTURE OF SAINT-CLEMENT
Pair of heraldic lion-torchères in earthenware with polychrome decoration of large and small fire on stanniferous enamel supporting five bronze light arms with removable silver patina (a torch-holder damaged at the level of the pastes of the lion).
Signed on each piece, and marked Saint-Clément.
Height. 40 cm (earthenware) - 58 cm (total).
Bibliography : Philippe Garner, Émile Gallé, Academy Editions, London, 1977, variant of our model reproduced p. 62;
Bernd Hakenjos, Emile Gallé: Keramik, Glas und Möbel des Art Nouveau - Band 2 Katalog, Hirmer, Berlin, 2012, variant of our model referenced under n°58 and reproduced p. 62 ;
Collective, Gallé, exhibition catalog, Musée du Luxembourg, Réunion des Musées Nationaux, Paris, 1985, variants of our model referenced under n°6 and n°14 and reproduced p. 90 and p. 100.