Henri-Joseph Lasserre

Henri-Joseph Lasserre

Mounted vase d'Aiseray, 1897-1898

Enameled porcelain, silver, silver-gilt, malachite
h. 12 1/2 in. (31,5 cm) - d. 4 3/4 in. (12 cm)
Made at the Manufacture de Sèvres after a design by Henri Barbéris. Mounted by Ernest Cardeilhac after a custom design by Lucien Bonvallet.
Marked S. 97 / Décoré à Sèvres / 98 / HLasserre
The mount is signed Cardeilhac with a silver hallmark.
Unique piece

PROVENANCE : Me Hubert-Patrick Cheval, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 13th December 1985, Lot 172 - Collection of Félix Marcilhac, Boulogne, 1985-2014 - Sotheby’s, Paris, 11th-12th March 2014, lot 113 - Jason Jacques Gallery, New York, acquired at the above sale - European private collection.

EXHIBITED : Exposition Universelle, Paris, 1900.
Only two vases were ever made to the ‘Aiseray - Pins’ design, and both were shown in 1900 at the Palais des Manufactures Nationales on the Esplannade des Invalides. Our vase was most likely purchased by Cardeilhac at the exhibition and mounted shortly afterward.

LITERATURE : Emile Baumgart, ‘La Manufacture Nationale de Sèvres en 1900’, in Art et Décoration, volume 6, 1900, page 187 - Alastair Duncan, The Paris Salons, 1895-1914, Volume IV, 1998, page 396 - Anne Gros, ‘Les vases de Sèvres et de Gallé montés par Cardeilhac’, in Sèvres, volume 26, 2017, illustrated page 126, figure 7.

COLLECTION : Private collection