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$ 1,200

Émile Gallé faience pottery Ewer Aesop Fables, France, 1890

Documentation Documented elsewhere (similar item)
Origin France
Period 19th Century
Materials Faience
H. 11.5 in; D. 8 in;
H. 29.21 cm; D. 20.32 cm;
Condition Good. several tiny glaze nicks no harm and one glaze crack
Creation Date 1890
Description Émile Gallé signed faience pottery ewer with a very rare scene from Aesop Fables.
The Fox and the Crow, the crow learns a valuable lesson about flattery... because he complimented her, she fell into a trap of flattery, which caused her to forget about the food in her mouth. The moral of the story: do not believe every thing you hear, not everyone has your best interest at heart.
A snow scene with the crow sitting on a branch of the tree looking down at the fox.
Beautifully glazed in browns, black with gold highlights.
Styles / Movements Art Deco, Art Nouveau, Modern
Patterns Animal/Insects
Dealer Reference Number BIS 50
Incollect Reference Number 378807
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