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Flared Rim Gourd, ca. 1890

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5 1/2 × 4 1/4 in
14 × 10.8 cm
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Jason Jacques Gallery
New York
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This vessel serves as an excellent example of Hoentschel’s own design vision, the influence of Jean …

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This vessel serves as an excellent example of Hoentschel’s own design vision, the influence of Jean Carriès’ work, and a split from the typology of art nouveau. The overall simplicity of this vessel speaks to the influence of Japanese ceramics on French pottery, particularly throughout the late 19th century, the matte …

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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 vessel serves as an excellent example of Hoentschel’s own design vision, the influence of Jean …

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This vessel serves as an excellent example of Hoentschel’s own design vision, the influence of Jean Carriès’ work, and a split from the typology of art nouveau. The overall simplicity of this vessel speaks to the influence of Japanese ceramics on French pottery, particularly throughout the late 19th century, the matte …

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Design/Decorative Art
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]

Flared Rim Gourd, ca. 1890

Stoneware
5 1/2 × 4 1/4 in
14 × 10.8 cm
Unique
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location
New York
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