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Georges Hoentschel
Pyriform Vase

Georges Hoentschel  Pyriform Vase 1
Georges Hoentschel  Pyriform Vase 1
Height: 11 inches
French, circa 1900

A pyriform vase by French Art Nouveau ceramicist Georges Hoentschel, the pyriform vessel in an allover variegated brown and tan glaze with applied pear-shaped handles.

Two examples of this vase were prominently displayed in the Salle de la Ceramique at the Paris Exposition Universelle in 1900.

A period photograph showing related examples in the 1900 Exposition Universelle is illustrated in the following publication:

Danielle Kisluk Grosheide, Deborah L. Krohn, and Ulrich Leben. Salvaging the Past: Georges Hoentschel and French Decorative Arts from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013. pg. 213.
Georges Hoentschel  Pyriform Vase 2
Georges Hoentschel  Pyriform Vase 2
Height: 11 inches
French, circa 1900

A pyriform vase by French Art Nouveau ceramicist Georges Hoentschel, the pyriform vessel in an allover variegated brown and tan glaze with applied pear-shaped handles.

Two examples of this vase were prominently displayed in the Salle de la Ceramique at the Paris Exposition Universelle in 1900.

A period photograph showing related examples in the 1900 Exposition Universelle is illustrated in the following publication:

Danielle Kisluk Grosheide, Deborah L. Krohn, and Ulrich Leben. Salvaging the Past: Georges Hoentschel and French Decorative Arts from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013. pg. 213.




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