Covered vase, ca. 1898
Glazed stoneware, gold, ivory
Probably made by Emile Grittel
h. 14,5 cm
MARKS : Signed with the 'GH' monogram under the base.
PROVENANCE : French private collection until 1971 - Alain Lesieutre, Paris, 1970's-1980's - Collection of René Clément, France, 1990's - Collection of François-Joseph Graf, Paris, until 2011 - Oscar Graf Gallery, Paris, 2011 - Collection of Cristobal Del Castillo, Paris.
EXHIBITED : 'Japonisme - Japanese Influence on French Art 1854-1910', The Cleveland Museum of Art from 9th July to 31st August 1975, The Rutgers University Art Gallery from 4th October to 16th November 1975 and the Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore from 10th December 1975 to 26th January 1976, exhibit 267 - ‘L'Art de la poterie en France de Rodin a Dufy’, Musée National de Céramique, Sèvres, from 9th June to 25th Octobre 1971, exhibit n°154 - ‘Weltkulturen und moderne Kunst’, Haus der Kunst, Munich, from 16th June to 30th Septembre 1972, exhibit n°1523 - 'Europäische Keramik des Jugendstils', Hetjens-Museum, Dusseldorf, 1974, exhibit n°68.
LITERATURE : Siegfried Wichmann, 'Japonisme, The Japanese Influence on Western Art since 1858', New York, 1980, page 349, n°949 - Marc Ducret and Patricia Montjaret, 'L'Ecole de Carriès', 1997, page 109.
COLLECTION : American private collection