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Attenuated Double Gourd, 1895

Stoneware
9 9/20 × 3 47/50 in
24 × 10 cm
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New York
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Jason Jacques Gallery
New York
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This slender vase's attenuated form is a stylized version of the double gourd form seen …

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This slender vase's attenuated form is a stylized version of the double gourd form seen frequently in japanese ceramics, The surface has also been treated with a texture paddle to create a basket weave effect creating striations on the surface where warm brown, golden and gray glazes pool and drip, a technique …

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Georges Hoentschel
French, 1855–1915
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Georges Hoentschel was an interior designer with an elite international following. He engaged sculptor Jean Carriès to create Japonist ceramics for his more advanced clients. Work done by Emile Grittel and others under Hoentschel's name was noted for gold glaze effects and the frequent use of metal mounts. Much of the inspiration was drawn from floral forms. Hoentschel's talent and taste were officially confirmed when he was commissioned to design and oversee the decoration of the pavilion of the Union Centrale des Arts Décoratifs at the Paris Universal Exhibition of 1900. [Source: Jason Jacques]

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This slender vase's attenuated form is a stylized version of the double gourd form seen …

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This slender vase's attenuated form is a stylized version of the double gourd form seen frequently in japanese ceramics, The surface has also been treated with a texture paddle to create a basket weave effect creating striations on the surface where warm brown, golden and gray glazes pool and drip, a technique …

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Signature
Marks: stamped artist's cipher
Georges Hoentschel
French, 1855–1915
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Georges Hoentschel was an interior designer with an elite international following. He engaged sculptor Jean Carriès to create Japonist ceramics for his more advanced clients. Work done by Emile Grittel and others under Hoentschel's name was noted for gold glaze effects and the frequent use of metal mounts. Much of the inspiration was drawn from floral forms. Hoentschel's talent and taste were officially confirmed when he was commissioned to design and oversee the decoration of the pavilion of the Union Centrale des Arts Décoratifs at the Paris Universal Exhibition of 1900. [Source: Jason Jacques]

Attenuated Double Gourd, 1895

Stoneware
9 9/20 × 3 47/50 in
24 × 10 cm
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location
New York
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