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Torchère
  • Torchère
    Gallé, Emile Charles Martin, born 1846 - died 1904
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Torchère

  • Place of origin:

    Nancy (made)

  • Date:

    1870-1875 (designed)
    ca. 1870-1875 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gallé, Emile Charles Martin, born 1846 - died 1904 (designer)
    Prouvé, Gencoult (designer)
    Gallé Faiencerie (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware, cast, hand-painted and gilded

  • Museum number:

    C.27-1998

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case H1, shelf 1

Physical description

Torchère of tin-glazed earthenware, cast, hand-painted and gilded. Rampant lion holding a turret between its front paws, painted in reds and blues with gilding. Facing right.

Place of Origin

Nancy (made)

Date

1870-1875 (designed)
ca. 1870-1875 (made)

Artist/maker

Gallé, Emile Charles Martin, born 1846 - died 1904 (designer)
Prouvé, Gencoult (designer)
Gallé Faiencerie (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware, cast, hand-painted and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'E Gallé E+G Dèpose'
painted in blue within the decoration

Dimensions

Height: 31.5 cm, Length: 20.5 cm

Object history note

Part of a pair with C.26-1998.

Descriptive line

Torchère of tin-glazed earthenware, cast, hand-painted and gilded, designed by Emile Gallé and Gencoult Prouvé, Gallé Faiencerie, Nancy, 1870-1875.

Production Note

Decoration designed by Gallé, model designed by Prouvé

Materials

Tin glaze; Earthenware

Techniques

Cast; Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Turret; Rampant

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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