Thursday, August 23, 2018

Les Yvelines Pottery - Art Deco red, green, and yellow glaze Vase








Art Deco Ox Blood mottled green and yellow glaze Les Yvelines Vase Louis Franchet interest

A surpurb example of early 1900's French Art-Deco studio pottery.

Les Yvelines is the next Department (78) east of Paris.

The ox blood with mottled green and yellow glaze is unforgettable, and so is the elegant Art-Deco style.

Another similar ceramic piece has been observed as being by the hand of Louis Franchet (1869-1940). However, although his distinctive stamp is not visible here, I have photographed an enhanced image of the base, and there does seem to be something else written by hand there - unfortunately I cannot read it. I can send the enhanced photo if requested.

The only other possible connection is that in 1907 Franchet moved to Asnieres-sur-Seine which is only a few kilometres east of Les Yvelines department.

Height 20cm
Width (including handles) 15cm
Base diameter 7.5cm

It is in excellent condition with no cracks, scratches, or chips.

Price: 95€ 
including worldwide shipping.

I will consider any serious offers.

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