A superb bottle designed and glazed by Jean Carries, Saint-Amand-en-Puisaye, circa 1890. Decorated with layered matte glazes, blobs of pink glaze, and gilding from the lip to the shoulder. The surface has also been treated with a texture paddle to create a basket weave effect.
Signature: Marks: inscribed Carries
Bard Graduate Center Salvaging the Past: Georges Hoentschel and French Decorative Arts from The Metropolitan Museum of Art (April 4, 2013 - August 11, 2013)
Similar model illustrated page 87 in L'Ecole de Carries L'Art ceramique à Saint-Amande-en-Puisaye 1888-1940 by Marc Ducret et Patricia Monjaret
Francois Josef Graf Collection