Émile Gallé (French, 1846-1904)A "Coeurs de Janette" Vase, France, circa 1890 Acid-etched, enameled, and gilt glass Raised, acid-etched and gilt signature to body: "Gallé" Acid-etched signature to base: "Nancy Depose GesGesch" H: 9 3/4, Dia: 3 1/8 in. PROVENANCE:Property from a Prominent Private Collection, Washington, D.C.
very good overall; with no apparent chips or cracks; some scuffs and short shallow scratches to undecorated areas of body; some light to moderate rubbing to gilt; small enamel loss, possible to tip leaf decoration just above shoulder; opening with some lines where segments connect, apparently in production (annealing)
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Émile Gallé (French, 1846-1904), A "Coeurs de Janette"