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Organic Harmony, ca. 1895

Earthenware
13 3/4 × 8 1/2 in
34.9 × 21.6 cm
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New York
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Jason Jacques Gallery
New York
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With its beautifully executed decor, this important vase provides tantalizing evidence that …

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With its beautifully executed decor, this important vase provides tantalizing evidence that Lévy-Dhurmer may have also designed Massier's iconic mushroom vase, Grand Champignon. While the short twisting handles of the above example feed into elongated leaves, similar handles appear as stems for painted mushroom …

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Design/Decorative Art
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Stamped Clement Massier, Golfe-Juan (AM), L Levy
Lucien Lévy-Dhurmer
French, 1865–1953
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Best known today as a Symbolist painter, Lucien Lévy-Dhurmer made an unforgettable impact on France's ceramics revolution through his work with Clément Massier in Golfe-Juan between 1887 and 1895. The two men worked together on innovative shapes, the rediscovery of luster glazes, and the use of luster glazes with etching to bring about fantastically complex effects. Lévy-Dhurmer's decorations were influenced by the prevailing fervor for Japanese, Islamic, and other Near Eastern ceramics but, a Symbolist at heart, he often rejected realism in favor of mysticism and spirituality. His unique contribution was his ability to produce shapes and patterns that seem to shimmer with life, while suggesting deeper meanings. [Source: Jason Jacques]

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About the work
Jason Jacques Gallery
New York
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With its beautifully executed decor, this important vase provides tantalizing evidence that …

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With its beautifully executed decor, this important vase provides tantalizing evidence that Lévy-Dhurmer may have also designed Massier's iconic mushroom vase, Grand Champignon. While the short twisting handles of the above example feed into elongated leaves, similar handles appear as stems for painted mushroom …

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Medium
Design/Decorative Art
Signature
Stamped Clement Massier, Golfe-Juan (AM), L Levy
Lucien Lévy-Dhurmer
French, 1865–1953
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Best known today as a Symbolist painter, Lucien Lévy-Dhurmer made an unforgettable impact on France's ceramics revolution through his work with Clément Massier in Golfe-Juan between 1887 and 1895. The two men worked together on innovative shapes, the rediscovery of luster glazes, and the use of luster glazes with etching to bring about fantastically complex effects. Lévy-Dhurmer's decorations were influenced by the prevailing fervor for Japanese, Islamic, and other Near Eastern ceramics but, a Symbolist at heart, he often rejected realism in favor of mysticism and spirituality. His unique contribution was his ability to produce shapes and patterns that seem to shimmer with life, while suggesting deeper meanings. [Source: Jason Jacques]

Organic Harmony, ca. 1895

Earthenware
13 3/4 × 8 1/2 in
34.9 × 21.6 cm
Contact For Price
location
New York
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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