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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: (Read more)


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Internés Français World War I POW Ceramic Tobacco (Opium?) Jar - Military and Wartimein Military and Wart…
Art Nouveau Symbolist Stoneware Vase - Art Nouveauin Art Nouveau
Rare Ipsen's Enke (Denmark) Art Nouveau/Symbolist Dish by Axel Jensen - Advertisingin Advertising
1902 Ludwig Vierthaler Seaform Copper Vase for Josef Winhart & Co. - Art Nouveauin Art Nouveau
Circa 1904-10 Alfred Daguet "Eagle" Copper/Brass/Jeweled Cabochon Box - Art Nouveauin Art Nouveau
Amphora Secessionist-style Vase - Art Nouveauin Art Nouveau
Delphin Massier Symbolist Vase - Art Nouveauin Art Nouveau
Jean-Joseph Marie Carriès (Fr., 1855-1894) Stoneware Mask - Art Nouveauin Art Nouveau
1896 Agnes de Frumerie Symbolist Plate (edited by Edmond Lachenal) - Art Nouveauin Art Nouveau
René Ménard - Symbolist Pastel on Canvas - Fine Artin Fine Art


  1. Hi, Djaydjo. I'd love to see yours for comparison purposes.
  2. I wasn’t certain about the Tiffany attribution, but it just looked and felt right. That it came out of a good collection added some confidence, but because I wasn’t absolutely certain I dropped out ea...
  3. I was one of your underbidders. You got a steal in a well publicized and attended auction. A rarity in of itself. What about the other vase in the lot? What did that one turn out to be?
  4. The Renaissance-type scene across the top. The casket itself is probably German and about 30 years later.
  5. Thanks, Sean. I just wish I knew who made it!!
  6. Thank you for bringing this to my attention. It is great to see the same form, but different glaze. The competing and shared labels underneath provide insight into this ceramic production.
  7. Thanks for the comments. Racer4four - do you have references for the production date of this piece based upon the marks?
  8. BTW - do you think Axel Jensen is one in the same as Axel P. Jensen, the Danish landscape painter?
  9. Just added an Axel Jensen for Ipsen’s Enke figural piece to my collection. You mentioned in the article above access to the Ipsen’s Enke catalogs. Do you have a listing for PIE crown marked XVI nr. ...
  10. Spectacular!
  11. Wonderful piece, Warren. So, did Moser have a hand in the pitcher design, as well?
  12. Whoops! Thanks for catching that typo.
  13. Also, I would add that the original image of the Byzantine woman was likely modeled by Sarah Bernhardt, Mucha's muse and important patron.
  14. By Mucha-inspired, I mean that it was not rendered/sculpted by Mucha, but would have been signed so as to not infringe upon any French trade mark.
  15. This piece is not by Mucha, but is Mucha-inspired. The Byzantine woman seen here was a very popular motif, first created by Mucha, but then used for everything from biscuit tins, plaques and platters...
  16. Thanks. I feel lucky to add this to my collection. I have become quite interested with the symbolist artists from the period, Menard being one of the artists in the periphery of that short lived mov...
  17. Wonderful information, Historismus! My piece is in Goldcypern, while the other book example in the photographs above is in Bronzecypern, based upon your description.
  18. Here's another Langlade if you haven't seen it yet:
  19. Never mind about the dimensions...didn't read thoroughly enough. Sorry.
  20. BTW - come on over and join us in the Art Nouveau Ceramiques Group on FB.
  21. Wonderful piece! I had it on my queue myself! What are the dimensions? He did a wonderful job with the glaze on this double gourd form.
  22. Not ganga, but certainly opium or absinthe.
  23. Maybe Wetzel references the foundry or manufacturer?
  24. My pleasure, VintageFran. Warm regards.
  25. Wonderful lamp! It is probably a piano lamp given the low, extended profile.
  26. Looks French to me in the style of the Ecole de Carries.
  27. The brassy color is where it was over-cleaned before. Condition-wise that not as big of a problem as the bronze disease.
  28. You have already answered your question. It is indeed a shell from a turbo mamoratus snail. I have an alabaster carved lamp that has one of these as the shade (see my collection on CW). The shell f...
  29. BTW - if it were mine, I would have moved it indoors years ago. That blue green patina is actually bronze disease/damage from being subjected to wet conditions over the decades.
  30. Blunderbuss is correct. Antique Roadshow appraisers consistently over-estimate auction/selling values. And, why wouldn't they? Many have a vested financial interest in seeing the values of items ri...
  31. Very pretty!
  32. Hi. I'm not certain about your second question, but I suspect not. I don't believe that overlay was conducted on glass that wasn't fully cooled. Any cracking that might occur as a result of overlay...
  33. Any thoughts on who sculpted and/or produced this piece?
  34. It's the serial production aspect that puzzles me, because if there are multiples then it should be easier to attribute (or at least find other unattributed examples). BTW - this was purchased at a G...
  35. Thanks again. I do value your input. And, if your CW handle suggests it, I would love to see your pottery collection!
  36. Thanks for the advice, Robalbhen. At some point I may be able to find an attribution, but I'm curious how it can be so authoritatively dismissed as not being by Dufrene if it can't be definitively at...
  37. Thank you for the compliments. She's one of my favorites. Surprisingly, she was found on eBay!
  38. A nice example of commercial Stile Liberty Italian design. Probably relatively rare too in that condition.
  39. Thanks, Sean68!
  40. Indeed. I'm kicking myself for not getting the Dammouse.
  41. The enamel in the hammered recesses is particularly nice. The form looks like something that the Darmstadt School would have designed.
  42. Thanks everyone. I've been wanting an example for a long time. The glaze variations for this form are quite striking. You can find one like mine, but just as easily find an example with an oxblood ...
  43. Thanks! This is one of my personal favorites. I was lucky to find it locally up on the auction block.
  44. High secessionist style!
  45. I've seen a vase of the same huge size and decor in an antique shop in the US. It was labeled as Loetz, but when I inquired about it years ago with the glasshounds, it was the consensus that the piec...
  46. Thanks, Budek!
  47. I suspect Royal Dux. Probably German or Bohemian.
  48. Wonderful! Quite rare to gave the paper label.
  49. Thank you all for the wonderful comments. I just might have to dip again into the Dutch pottery pool after this response.
  50. Thanks kivatiniz! It sits on my bedside table and still is very utilitarian.
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