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Furniture Mount

Furniture Mount
ca. 1900 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

This mount was bought from Siegfried Bing's shop 'L'Art Nouveau', 22 Rue de Provence, Paris, for £29.16s.8d. Born in Paris of Dutch parentage, De Feure started his career as a book illustrator and gained a reputation as a poster designer in the 1890s. He also designed interiors in a delicate Art Nouveau style, as well as furniture, porcelain, glass and metalwork. He was extensively patronised by Siegfried Bing, who devoted an exhibition to his work in 1903.

Object details

Categories
Object type
TitleFurniture Mount (generic title)
Materials and techniques
Silver electroplated on cast copper
Brief description
One of a set of furniture mounts, silver electroplated on cast copper, Georges de Feure, ca. 1900, Paris
Physical description
Set of furniture mounts, silver electroplated on cast copper.
Dimensions
  • All parts mounted. height: 45cm
  • All parts mounted. width: 84cm
  • All parts mounted. depth: 0.7cm
Style
Gallery label
  • 'American and European Art and Design 1800-1900' SET OF FURNITURE MOUNTS Designer: Georger de Feure (1868-1928) Paris: about 1900 Silver, electroplated on cast copper. These mounts were bought from Siegfried Bing's shop 'L'Art Nouveau', 22 Rue de Provence, Paris, for £29.16s.8d. Born in Paris of Dutch parentage, De Feure started his career as a book illustrator and gained a reputation as a poster designer in the 1890s. He also designed interiors in a delicate Art Nouveau style, as well as furniture, porcelain, glass and metalwork. He was extensively patronised by Siegfried Bing, who devoted an exhibition to his work in 1903.(1987-2006)
  • Set of Furniture Mounts About 1900 The V&A bought these mounts from Siegfried Bing's famous shop in Paris, L'Art Nouveau, which gave its name to the style. They were designed by Georges de Feure, a versatile artist to began as a book illustrator and then gained a reputation for his posters. He also created interiors in a delicate Art Nouveau style, as well as furniture, porcelain and glass. France, Paris; designed by Georges de Feure Silver, electroplated on to cast copper(05/04/2017)
  • SET OF FURNITURE MOUNTS Designer: Georger de Feure (1868-1928) Paris: about 1900 Silver, electroplated on cast copper. These mounts were bought from Siegfried Bing's shop 'L'Art Nouveau', 22 Rue de Provence, Paris, for £29.16s.8d. Born in Paris of Dutch parentage, De Feure started his career as a book illustrator and gained a reputation as a poster designer in the 1890s. He also designed interiors in a delicate Art Nouveau style, as well as furniture, porcelain, glass and metalwork. He was extensively patronised by Siegfried Bing, who devoted an exhibition to his work in 1903.(1987-2006)
Object history
Bought in 1901 from Siegfried Bing's shop 'L'Art Nouveau', 22 Rue de Provence, Paris, for £29.16s.8d.
Historical context
Born in Paris of Dutch parentage, De Feure started his career as a book illustrator and gained a reputation as a poster designer in the 1890s. He also designed interiors in a delicate Art Nouveau style, as well as furniture, porcelain, glass and metalwork. He was extensively patronised by Siegfried Bing, who devoted an exhibition to his work in 1903.
Summary
This mount was bought from Siegfried Bing's shop 'L'Art Nouveau', 22 Rue de Provence, Paris, for £29.16s.8d. Born in Paris of Dutch parentage, De Feure started his career as a book illustrator and gained a reputation as a poster designer in the 1890s. He also designed interiors in a delicate Art Nouveau style, as well as furniture, porcelain, glass and metalwork. He was extensively patronised by Siegfried Bing, who devoted an exhibition to his work in 1903.
Bibliographic reference
Greenhalgh, Paul (Ed.), Art Nouveau: 1890-1914. London: V&A Publications, 2000
Collection
Accession number
2B-1901

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Record createdMay 31, 2006
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