Émile Gallé (French, 1846-1904)A Jug and A Lobbed Bowl, France, circa 1890 Enameled and gilt glass The jug with decoration of thistle and Cross of Lorraine The bowl with acid-etched, raised floral decoration The bottle with enameled signature: " E. Galle Depose Nancy" The bowl with raised, acid-etched and gilt signature: "Galle" H: 5 3/8, W: 3 1/2, D: 2 1/2 in. (jug), H: 2 3/8, W: 5 1/4, D: 3 1/2 in. (bowl) PROVENANCE:Property from a Prominent Private Collection, Washington, D.C.
The bowl in very good condition, the enamel crisp. No chips or cracks. Some interior soiling removable at touch. Jug with no chips or cracks. Two horizontal 1" grinding marks below base of handle, potentially in the making. Good condition to enamel, some adhesive residue to stopper, stopper marked "58".
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Émile Gallé (French, 1846-1904), A Jug and A Lobbed