Lava vase, 1907
Made in Sèvres, France
h. 26,5 cm - w. 11,5 cm - d. 11,5 cm
MARKS : Signed 'TDOAT Sèvres' and dated 1907
PROVENANCE : Collection of the Doat family until 2004 - Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 30th April 2004, lot 103 - French art market - Collection of François-Joseph Graf, Paris, 2005-2010.
NOTE : The design used for this vase was inspired by traditional Chinese porcelain. Another famous French ceramist, Théodore Deck, had also revived this shape in the 1880's, two examples of which are in the collection of the Hetjens Museum, Düsseldorf.