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Léon Kann

Blood Vine, 1898

Porcelain
8 3/10 × 6 in
21.1 × 15.2 cm
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New York
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Jason Jacques Gallery
New York
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By 1900, the prestigious Sèvres porcelain manufactory recognized the burgeoning taste for Art …

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By 1900, the prestigious Sèvres porcelain manufactory recognized the burgeoning taste for Art Nouveau, and with its vast technical and artistic resources, created outstanding ceramics in le style moderne. Léon Kann, active at the manufactory from 1896 to 1908, designed the firm’s remarkable vegetal forms, such as this …

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Léon Kann
French, 1859–1925
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Léon Kann, born 1859 in the Alsace region of France, studied sculpture with Aimé Millet and distinguished sculptor Pierre Louis Rouillard. He concentrated on smaller decorative pieces, which he exhibited in the Salons of the Sociéte des Artistes Français. He was a designer at the Sévres Porcelain Manufactory from 1896-1915; during this period, Alexander Sandier, the artistic director of Sévres, embraced the Art Nouveau style and called upon prominent designers of the era to create daring new forms, glazes, and decoration. [Source: Jason Jacques]

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Jason Jacques Gallery
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By 1900, the prestigious Sèvres porcelain manufactory recognized the burgeoning taste for Art …

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By 1900, the prestigious Sèvres porcelain manufactory recognized the burgeoning taste for Art Nouveau, and with its vast technical and artistic resources, created outstanding ceramics in le style moderne. Léon Kann, active at the manufactory from 1896 to 1908, designed the firm’s remarkable vegetal forms, such as this …

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Léon Kann
French, 1859–1925
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Léon Kann, born 1859 in the Alsace region of France, studied sculpture with Aimé Millet and distinguished sculptor Pierre Louis Rouillard. He concentrated on smaller decorative pieces, which he exhibited in the Salons of the Sociéte des Artistes Français. He was a designer at the Sévres Porcelain Manufactory from 1896-1915; during this period, Alexander Sandier, the artistic director of Sévres, embraced the Art Nouveau style and called upon prominent designers of the era to create daring new forms, glazes, and decoration. [Source: Jason Jacques]

Léon Kann

Blood Vine, 1898

Porcelain
8 3/10 × 6 in
21.1 × 15.2 cm
Contact For Price
location
New York
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