A Nancy faience ewer 'Cacatoès' - image-1

Lot 1302 Dα

A Nancy faience ewer 'Cacatoès'

Auction 1208 - overview Cologne
18.11.2022, 14:30 - Porcelain Glass
Estimate: 3.000 € - 4.000 €
Result: 3.780 € (incl. premium)

A Nancy faience ewer 'Cacatoès'

Pitcher in the form of a cockatoo with the removable head forming the lid and a baroque form handle. Decorated with Japonesque flower and bird motifs and a landscape on the chest. Stamped in red to the neck "E+G/ dépose/ Émile Gallé/ à Nancy". Lid restored. H 37.3 cm.
Émile Gallé, model from 1874, decor c. 1880.


Cf. Garner, Émile Gallé, Munich 1979, p. 63, an almost identical pitcher in the collection of Alain Lesieutre.