Clément Massier, ‘Floral Flames’, 1900, Design/Decorative Art, Earthenware, Jason Jacques Gallery
Save
Save
View
View in room
Share
Share

Clément Massier

Floral Flames, 1900

Earthenware
8 1/4 × 4 1/4 in
21 × 10.8 cm
Contact For Price
Location
New York
Have a question? Visit our help center.
About the work
Jason Jacques Gallery
New York

This fantastic tapering bottle form vase is decorated with a mistletoe motif which resembles a fury …

Medium
Clément Massier
French, 1845–1917
Follow

Born into a family of ceramists, Clément Massier took an interest in the business from an early age. In 1884, after years of work, study, and travel, he relocated his share of the family firm to Golfe-Juan and began producing Hispano-Moresque-influenced pottery, with silver and copper oxide glazes made iridescence in a smoky kiln. Following the arrival Lucien Lévy-Dhurmer in 1887, Massier introduced fiery luster glazes enriched with etching and painting, applying them to forms ranging from hand-built individuality to slip-cast uniformity. He was soon in command of a busy factory and a showroom that boasted an elite international clientele. [Source: Jason Jacques]

Navigate left
Clément Massier, ‘Floral Flames’, 1900, Design/Decorative Art, Earthenware, Jason Jacques Gallery
Navigate right
Save
Save
View
View in room
Share
Share
About the work
Jason Jacques Gallery
New York

This fantastic tapering bottle form vase is decorated with a mistletoe motif which resembles a fury of flaming tendrils at the base and cools as the neck thins into a shimmering ice blue, dappled by umber. Marks: inscribed Clement Massier, Gulfe-Juan (AM)

Medium
Clément Massier
French, 1845–1917
Follow

Born into a family of ceramists, Clément Massier took an interest in the business from an early age. In 1884, after years of work, study, and travel, he relocated his share of the family firm to Golfe-Juan and began producing Hispano-Moresque-influenced pottery, with silver and copper oxide glazes made iridescence in a smoky kiln. Following the arrival Lucien Lévy-Dhurmer in 1887, Massier introduced fiery luster glazes enriched with etching and painting, applying them to forms ranging from hand-built individuality to slip-cast uniformity. He was soon in command of a busy factory and a showroom that boasted an elite international clientele. [Source: Jason Jacques]

Clément Massier

Floral Flames, 1900

Earthenware
8 1/4 × 4 1/4 in
21 × 10.8 cm
Contact For Price
Location
New York
Have a question? Visit our help center.
Other works by Clément Massier
Other works from Jason Jacques Gallery
Related works
Most Similar
Art Nouveau
Ceramic