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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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1900 Alphonse Mucha "Dessin de Montre" Jewelry Design Illustration for Georges Fouquet - Art Nouveauin Art Nouveau
Circa 1890s Alexandre Bigot Gres Cabinet Vase  - Art Nouveauin Art Nouveau
Circa 1900s Arthur Craco "Dante" Mask  - Visual Artin Visual Art
1910s Claire Colinet Symbolist Bust by Marcel Guillard for Editions Etling, Paris - Visual Artin Visual Art
Franz Peleska-Lunard Art Nouveau Alabaster & Shell Sculptural Lamp - Art Nouveauin Art Nouveau
Large Folk Art Gourd w/ Painted Art Nouveau Motif - Martha Danek (2014) - Art Nouveauin Art Nouveau
Hoganas Dwarves Vase for 1897 Arts & Industry Exhibition in Stockholm - Art Nouveauin Art Nouveau
1895 Monumental Sized Gazo Foudji Vase for Hautin, Boulenger et Cie. (Choisy le Roi, France) - Art Potteryin Art Pottery
French Art Nouveau Floriform & Foliate Bronze Candlesticks - Art Nouveauin Art Nouveau
1896 Large Jugendstil Carl Sigmund Luber Tile for Johann von Schwarz Keramikfabrik (Nuremberg) - Art Potteryin Art Pottery

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  1. Thanks Vetraio50. A Mucha original has always been high on my wishlist. She was not going to leave my grasp. The other positive news was how well the rest of that sale was. Art Nouveau seems to be...
  2. Thanks again AmphoraPottery. To reward your devotion, I'm uploading a picture of the piece with the shell lit up. I recently had it rewired and the piece takes on a whole new character when viewed w...
  3. Thanks folks for the comments and loves. I had to have it once I saw it on eBay...thankfully photographed badly by the seller, otherwise I suspect it might be here on the site posted by someone else ...
  4. Alfredo - Another example of this very type of vase with the same mount just sold at auction and was part of the Louis Daniel Brodsky Collection of Art Nouveau. http://auctions.bidsquare.com/view-auc...
  5. I highly suspect the piece is German illustration art, very much akin to what was common in Jugend or other popular magazines from the period. It appears to say "Munich" underneath the last name and ...
  6. The Rago bust brought some serious cash.
  7. Wonderful! Missed this one.
  8. Wonderful piece!
  9. Wonderful! I really like the undulating neck on this one.
  10. Thanks all for the recent flurry of complements. We have since moved on from it being used to house dress up clothes, and it now sits beside a reading lamp and chair and is an excellent bookcase.
  11. Great detective work! Just found a similar style piece that reinforces the Delft production attribution. http://www.ebay.com/itm/porceleyne-fles-delft-holland-cloisonnee-christmas-flying-gooses-tile...
  12. You almost lost this one to me, Alfredo. Very nice form.
  13. Very nice, but unfortunately I suspect you are going to need to crack open the back of the frame to find out definitively. What strikes me about the piece is the multiple gradations of color within s...
  14. I would add that the molded masks that I have seen of this type carry a Craco stamp, not the hand signature.
  15. Hi, Fledermaus. It does not appear to have been part of a larger sculpture. The mid-placed ridge on the back has a formed hole through it (hard to see in the pictures) from which the mask can be hun...
  16. LOL. Sorry, Sean68. I'm not trying. It's in my nature as a collector to acquire.
  17. Interesting idea, Marytam, but unfortunately the leaves don't match with those of the linden tree.
  18. Wonderful! I'm curious. Does your example have the same glaze combination? Any other notable differences?
  19. I'm not certain what the piece is titled. I've seen a bronze version of the same, as with the Etling mark, and that one is signed a bit differently across the back, but sadly no title or other differ...
  20. Thanks, Sean68. I liked her. My wife commented that she has masculine features and there's not much in terms of décolletage, so it could very well be a "he."
  21. Maybe David with Goliath's head?
  22. I like the new direction. I've often admired this type of British art pottery.
  23. I would recommend finding a copper darkener and then don't polish anything for the lifetime of the piece except for the silver overlay. Could be a Buffalo Metal Shop piece.
  24. Great write-up! Salto is not well known to me, but I appreciate his skill.
  25. Very nice. Amazing that you found this metal detecting!
  26. Phenomenal to find a pair. Beautiful!
  27. Trust me, AmphoraPottery...you have more than a few items in your collection that spark the same reaction in me! ;)
  28. Funny. I hadn't thought about that, but you're right. It could be she's being drawn into the shell.
  29. Wasn't that a scallop shell, though? I guess that wouldn't work too well in a lamp, but the shell selection here does suggest a clue. A German production lamp with an Indian/Pacific Ocean shell...se...
  30. I researched the snail/woman aspect a bit further, and this motif may be a reference to a Japanese myth of a female aquatic demon (oni) named "Sazae-oni." If this is the case, then the piece and moti...
  31. Thanks for the high praise, fledermaus. That exhibition was, indeed, something to see in person I bet. Thankfully the museum has gratiously made the wonderfully photographed and illustrated catalog ...
  32. Keep it clean, blunderbuss. ;) Though, I will admit, she is inticing. Thanks for the loves folks.
  33. Wunderbar! Thanks.
  34. Thanks, Vetraio50! What's weird, however, is that the piece above doesn't have any visible bronze, yet it has a RUM medallion inserted underneath in the alabaster.
  35. Thanks, Vetraio50! Happy Holidays to you, too! Cheers!
  36. I was wondering who picked this one up. Watched it intently. Congrats!!
  37. New to me. Great piece! Poschinger superb.
  38. Thanks, Kivatinitz. You are being modest...I've seen the quality of your pieces too! Warm regards.
  39. Thanks, Sean68 and all others for the loves. It's nice to see that modern artists are still riffing on Art Nouveau motifs, and I love supporting local art!
  40. You too, Sean68. Stunning! LOL. ;)
  41. Thanks all for the wonderful comments. Researching Foudji has been fun.
  42. Very nice. I've never seen that raised Wahliss stamp/mark before.
  43. I'm with Fledermaus...great design!
  44. Austrohungaro - there is indeed a Gurschner catalog raissoné, which was produced in the early 2000s by one of the ancestors of Gurschner and produced solely on CD-ROM. It took me 4 years of constant ...
  45. Stupendous! But, as with the other one posted, this mount unfortunately is not in the Gurschner catalogue raisonné. I do suspect, however, that this mount was made by the same firm as those producin...
  46. I take back my comment about the floating aspect. I can't see any other reason for the internal pegs to be shaped that way other than to support a relatively flat piece. I had a piece with a mount m...
  47. Not Gurschner, and I suspect a "marriage" of glass and mount. That's not to say that either are not beautiful! It would help to see more of the mount and how it fits at the bottom to the glass. As ...
  48. Wonderful piece! Edgar Allen Poe would approve!
  49. Very nice piece. Thanks for the additional information on Hoganas!
  50. Thanks folks. It took some detective work, frankly, to convince me that this was more than just some dwarves. Oddly, the weirder it was, the more my suspicions that this might actually be a notable ...
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