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Interested in quality Art Nouveau antiques, particularly Continental art glass, ceramics and decorative metal works that are directly attributable to notable artistsInterested in quality Art Nouveau antiques, particularly Continental art glass, ceramics and decorative metal works that are directly attributable to notable artists/designers of the period. Contact: pulvinar20@yahoo.com (Read more)

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André Methey Flambé Glazed Stoneware Covered (Tobacco?) Jar - Circa 1900 - Art Nouveauin Art Nouveau
1900 Cristallerie de Pantin Acid Etched Cameo and Enameled Art Glass Vase - Art Nouveauin Art Nouveau
Circa 1910-20s Theodor Keerl Jugendstil German Stoneware Vase  - Art Nouveauin Art Nouveau
Circa 1900 Alphonse Cytère Pewter Overlay Sandstone Ceramic Vase - Art Nouveauin Art Nouveau
Edward S. Curtis "Tarzan" Silent Movie Stills (circa 1918-1921) - Photographsin Photographs
Ludwig Vierthaler "Eosin" Copper Vase for Josef Winhart & Co., Circa 1902 - Art Nouveauin Art Nouveau
French Butterfly Marquetry & Wrought Iron Vide Poche - Art Nouveauin Art Nouveau
Jugendstil Asian Aquatic Themed Bronze w/ Cabochon Opal & Ruby Marble Base - Art Nouveauin Art Nouveau
Jugendstil KPM Seger Oxblood Glazed Porcelain Twisted Form Vase - Art Nouveauin Art Nouveau
1900s Karl Pohl (Novy Bor) Art Nouveau Uranium Art Glass Vase w/ Hand-enameled Mucha-type Maiden - Art Nouveauin Art Nouveau

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  1. Thanks, Vetraio50.
  2. Very nice. I particularly like the Secessionist design.
  3. Thanks, VioletOrange. I've been looking out for your pieces, too. Still have that Doat?
  4. Thanks folks. I was lucky to find it. I appreciate the glaze insight, Fledermaus!
  5. Thanks, Fledermaus & Paris1925!
  6. That Neal Adams Batman cover is classic and very well done.
  7. Thanks, Sean68!
  8. Thanks, Moonstonelover21! My first foray into French art glass. I have been scared off for years now from French art glass due to the high numbers of sophisticated fakes, but after about ~3 years of...
  9. Very pretty and well designed.
  10. Could be German or Austrian. Similar in style to a piece I own that was made by a German firm. http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/68416-1910-vienna-moderne-style-silver-candles
  11. The non-uniformity of the color and bottom pontil/color makes me think something other than Loetz. If not Loetz, then I think it adds weight to your Dresser design hypothesis. Very nice piece!
  12. Very beautiful purple color and design.
  13. Thanks all. Jensen - I'll keep an eye out for Keerl pieces for you.
  14. Oh, the horror stories!
  15. Thanks all. I was surprised to see the pewter intact on this one. I once made the mistake of trying to clean the surface of one of these overlay vases with some hot water and the water melted the wa...
  16. It is either German or Belgian. I agree that it is odd that the chip was right over the mark. Strange…but a really nice piece. How big is it?
  17. Thanks, Fledermaus.
  18. Thanks, Riply206. It was your lead that led to the solution, so you really deserve some of the credit! Thanks again for the help! Cheers.
  19. If the 1921 date is to be believed in the other reference works, then these production stills are probably from The Adventures of Tarzan, which features the first actor to portray Tarzan on film, Elmo...
  20. Eureka! I believe both to be production stills from early silent movie versions of Tarzan. See the following website. There is a blue-tone picture that has the same scenery and female as the second...
  21. Hi, Vintagefran. They do show up more frequently on eBay France. "papillon" and "Billere" work well as search terms, but you have to be on the French version of eBay (www.ebay.fr)
  22. Thanks for the pointers! I found a book entitled, "Silent: American Silent Motion Picture Photography," that indicates that Curtis was employed by DeMille and Paramount in the late-10s and early-20s.
  23. Beautiful Art Nouveau style.
  24. Looks like a die cut error. Probably worth some nice cash.
  25. Thanks Sean68!
  26. Certainly in the French "gres" tastes, but I suspect it may be domestic. Hard to say it's production date. Regardless, I love it!
  27. Special beyond words. The green eyed monster rests upon my shoulders.
  28. Great vase and wonderful sleuthing/attribution job!
  29. Hi, Mac. Sorry for not getting back to you earlier. These Heliosine-like pieces, I strongly believe, did originate in Germany/Bohemia rather than France. Britain remains a slight possibility, but m...
  30. Thanks for the loves folks. I'm still hoping someone out there may know something about the artist to sculpted the piece. The mystery is driving me crazy!
  31. Stupendous piece of Secessionist metalwork, Vetraio50! Well done!
  32. Thank you, Paulolorraine. Are you the ceramics dealer in France from whom I get update emails every once in a while?
  33. After some additional digging, I do believe the base to be made of Rosso Levanto Red Marble, which takes its name from the Italian town where it was discovered near the Rivera of La Spezia.
  34. Thanks all. If others are interested, these "F. Billère" pieces come up every so often on eBay France (ebay.fr) and are fairly reasonable in price. I just wish I knew more about their production. A...
  35. Thanks Fledermaus and others. I'm not certain if the eyes had jewels, but I'm inclined to think not given how the eye holes are textured and the even patina inside and outside the sockets. As for na...
  36. IMHO = In my humble opinion
  37. Like it? I love it! Early Fratelli Toso is not common.
  38. Looks like Fratelli Toso to me too…and a great one at that!
  39. Circa 1900-1910.
  40. Ha! Again! Was your competition here too. I was bidding upon it with the thought that it might be a Betty Hedrich enameled piece.
  41. Nice to have a pair. I had one of this type with gold enamel painting. Definitely Rindskopf.
  42. Wonderful watch, Tony!
  43. Ha! I was wondering who was my competition! Nice blue color and form.
  44. It is my understanding that it was the type of porcelain that Seger helped to develop that would allow for greater glaze/coloring effects. Most KPM Seger works have similar thick, glossy glazes, whil...
  45. It doesn't surprise me that a few of you mentioned Dalpayrat, because I thought the same thing when I bid upon it at auction. However, the form is not stoneware, being made out of soft paste porcelai...
  46. Hi, Idcloisonne. Depending upon the region of the world, I think it is reasonable to say that ceramic and glass design from that period shared similar source inspirations (e.g., nature, symbolism, or...
  47. Very pretty. The decor type (not necessarily the colors) looks similar to what I've seen attributed to Heckert Marmopal. I'm not necessarily saying that's what it is, only that the decor characteris...
  48. Looks like a weird Astglas/Formosa hybrid. Very cool.
  49. Fabulous! But, I would add that Luber's tiles were press molded by a machine in a cuenca fashion. The faces were, however, always hand painted and their quality sublime.
  50. Almost certainly Heckert. Does the surface of the glass have a matte quality? Does is fluoresce under UV light? While Heckert, I don't think the design was implemented by Ludwig Sütterin. His desi...
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