Wednesday, July 19, 2006

Émille Gallé, Veilleuse, c.1900

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Émille Gallé, Veilleuse (night lamp) or incense burner, c.1900. Glass covered in layers, camaieu engraving, silvered bronze.

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Scanned from Gabriele Fahr-Becker's "Art Nouveau".


taarzaan said...

so cool! i love it! I'd use it as an incense burner (no one surprized by that ;)

Mariana said...

I like their cool, cartoonish faces! The thing about a piece like this is it needs a room of its own! Wherever you put it all eyes must focus on it.

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