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Posted 1 year ago

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Pixie Lamp with Millefiori Glass - " DANSEUSE DES INDES " by Ignacio Gallo

One of the lamps now in my collection is this Pixie lamp whose creator is now shown for the first time I might add, although as most pixie lamps they are sometimes credited as Gerdago, although there is info in the Encyclopedia of Bronzes that refutes this idea. This dancer is by Ignacio Gallo.

The 3rd and 4th pictures are recreated from page 1173 of the Encyclopedia of Bronzes the brilliant work of Harold Berman. 4 Volumes completes the authors 12 year search for and visual recording of the vast number of bronze sculptures known to have been produced in the period 1800-1930. To illustrate how complete, most all the photos were by Mr. Berman.

Millefiori means "a thousand flowers" in Italian and is the name given to the type of Murano glass filled with floral designs. I recently saw a new sculpture with a Millefiori shade but the shade was new. It was quite horrible with mostly white and very little color, and also seemed lopsided !

Ignacio Gallo was born in Valladolid, Spain in the late 19th Century. He worked in Madrid and Paris in the inter-war years and specialized in statuettes of bathers, dancers, nudes and goddesses.

These items were produced by the Hirsch foundry and not after the first World war as is reported by the people who sell these all the time and promote only the most positive of things. Actually I would imagine they were especially cast after the second world war. However they are definitely NOT cheap.

Comments

  1. Manikin Manikin, 1 year ago
    Wow just stunning Phil . I am in love ! What a great addition to your amazing collections . xoxo
  2. SEAN68 SEAN68, 1 year ago
    very very beautiful! nice one Phil :)
  3. Manikin Manikin, 1 year ago
    You did a good job Phil I thought it looked like it :-)
  4. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    Thanks Mani for the comment and the love. If you remember the ebay pics I showed you when I bought this about a week ago -- this is from the first pic that I cropped and darkened the background.
  5. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    Thank you czechman for the love, thanks for the visit !~
  6. Roycroftbooksfromme1 Roycroftbooksfromme1, 1 year ago
    very nice,,,,,,,,,,
  7. walksoftly walksoftly, 1 year ago
    Love it, I saw one just like this last week, it's beautiful!
  8. pops52 pops52, 1 year ago
    Extremely beautiful lamp! Just love it!
  9. SpunkysMom SpunkysMom, 1 year ago
    WOW! Beautiful lamp, nothing I've seen can compare! Hope you're doing well, I'll be posting very soon. Thanks for your compliments!
  10. inky inky, 1 year ago
    Just a lovely lamp...:-)
  11. mikelv85 mikelv85, 1 year ago
    Wow, Phil you are so lucky ! I wish I had found this instead of the Elephant one. It's much more elegant. Mine has the same base and shade too. It's not marked either but I'm pretty sure the shades are Murano, but I have no clue where the figure was made.
  12. Aimathena, 1 year ago
    Wow, is that awesome Phil. Enjoy it in good health.
  13. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    Thank you aghcollect and vetraio50 for the loves, much appreciated !~
  14. valentino97 valentino97, 1 year ago
    This is so gorgeous Phil and thank you for posting the catalog pages too. I enjoy seeing the research. What a wonderful lamp.
  15. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    Thank you valentino, the pages are page 1173 of Mr. Berman's books and he photographed most of the statuary himself as part of his research !~
  16. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    Mike yours probably came out of the J.B. Hirsch Co. also, I have seen the elephant modelled as bookends also.
  17. mikelv85 mikelv85, 1 year ago
    Thanks Phil :) I meant to ask you if you had seen mine in your book. I still like your's better. Nothing against elephants though....lol
  18. Aimathena, 1 year ago
    Mike, I imagine your elephant lamp would be very much loved by anyone from India :^) You and Phil both have very nice lamps.
  19. mikelv85 mikelv85, 1 year ago
    Thanks Aimathena, It was an incredible find as Phil said. I do love it given the shear luck in finding it.
  20. Aimathena, 1 year ago
    You are most welcome Mike. I think the elephant will eventually grow on you, and you'll learn to love it more. I think its beautiful, you did great. If I had a few hundred to spare I would try to buy the one in the link that you posted. Its gorgeous.
  21. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    Thank you charcoal & SEAN68 for the loves, appreciated.
  22. cogito cogito, 1 year ago
    Rock solid provenance/sale history. Golden evidence beyond the inherent beauty of the piece. This is the kind of stuff that I dream about!
  23. tom61375 tom61375, 1 year ago
    Beautiful! Love It! =)
  24. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    Thanks Roycroftbooksfromme1 for the nice comment and the love.
  25. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    Thank you very kindly for the loves Moonstonelover21 and LoetzBuddies !~
  26. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    Thank you walksoftly, or David, for all the wonderful comments and the nice emails to me and the love, always appreciated and right back at you.
  27. pickrknows pickrknows, 1 year ago
    What a great piece Phil, most excellent!
  28. vanskyock24 vanskyock24, 1 year ago
    very nice phil
  29. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    Thank you pops52 for the beautiful comment and the love, much appreciated !~
    Thank you officialfuel for the love, appreciated !~
  30. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    Thanks SpunkysMom for the beautiful comment and the love, much appreciated as always !~
  31. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    Thanks catteann for the love, much appreciated.
  32. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    Thank you blunderbuss2 for the love, appreciated !~
  33. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    Thank you kerry10456 for the love, appreciated !~
  34. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    Thank you inky for the love and nice comment, right back at you !~
  35. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    Thank you fledermaus for the love, much appreciated !~
  36. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    Thank you Aimathena for the comments and the love, right back at you !~
  37. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    Thank you BHock45 for the love, much appreciated.
  38. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    Thank you gargoylecollector for the love, appreciated greatly.
  39. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    thank you rocker-sd for the love, appreciated !~
  40. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    Thank you valentino97 for the love and the very appreciated comment !~
  41. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    Thank you for the love Radegunder, very much appreciated.
  42. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    Thank you geo26e for the love, much appreciated !~
  43. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    Thanks DrFluffy for the love, very appreciated !~
  44. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    Thanks cogito for the love, very much appreciated !~
  45. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    Thanks tom61375 for the love and the beautiful comment !~
  46. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    Thank you Jono for the love, appreciated !~
  47. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    Thank you pickrknows for the love and the very nice comment !~
  48. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    Thanks bratjdd & vanskyock24 for the loves, much appreciated !~
  49. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    Thanks Perfumer for the love, appreciated !~
  50. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    Thank you Budek for the love, always appreciated !~
  51. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    Thanks paultempler for the love, very thankful !~
  52. fenwiki fenwiki, 1 year ago
    Hi Phil, I just joined and I like this site. Will have to look more when I have the time, remember those old runway photos and still do some work, too bad you left NYC, we used to have fun at those shoots. Love your collection, will have to come back to your treasures.
  53. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    Congratulations for joining John, come back often !~Phil.
  54. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    Thanks MacArt for the love, much appreciated !~
  55. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    Thank you trufflehound for the love, thoughtful for you to take the time and trouble , very appreciated !~
  56. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    Thanks upstatnycollector for the love, much appreciated.
  57. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    Thank you vintagecarmascot for the love, very appreciated.
  58. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    Thank you for the loves smiata, jack1989, anastasianikol, vintagecarmascot !~
  59. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    Thanks for the loves petey, Zowie, and LosFabulous, appreciate your being there.
  60. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    Thank you Mani for all the love and support comments on this one !~
  61. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    Thank you lampaddict, Radegunder, fenwiki, lourdesmello, trunkman for the loves, thank you so much.
  62. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    thank you artdecogirl, vintagecarmascot, geo26e for the love, very kind of you.
  63. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 12 months ago
    Thank you for the loves ozmarty, paultempler, jonideco !
  64. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 11 months ago
    Thank you for the very appreciated loves sarahoff, TlovesS, vanskyock24
  65. Vintagefran Vintagefran, 10 months ago
    These are fantastic and look great on
  66. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 9 months ago
    Thank you for the loves Moonstonelover21, LeahGoodwin, leanna25, Weirdpuckett
  67. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 9 months ago
    Thanks for the loves Moonstonelover21, LeahGoodwin, leanna25
  68. antiquerose antiquerose, 9 months ago
    Love the item and the Millefiori

    Your collection is out-of-this world!!!
  69. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 5 months ago
    Thank you for the loves trawls11, kindly appreciated.

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