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Paul Milet

Floral Vase, ca. 1900

Stoneware
16 1/2 × 6 1/4 in
41.9 × 15.9 cm
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New York
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Jason Jacques Gallery
New York
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Designed by Emile Belet for Paul Milet. The form of this elegant vase is based upon the traditional …

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Designed by Emile Belet for Paul Milet. The form of this elegant vase is based upon the traditional double-gourd, which is used here as the neck of a bottle-shaped vessel. Whiplash stems and stylized flowers and leaves are applied, further detailed by means of carving and incision, and picked out in subtle hues of …

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Paul Milet
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If anyone could be said to have ceramics in his blood, it is Paul Milet, son of Optat Milet, who was himself the son and grandson of a potter. Paul Milet entered his father's pottery workshop in the town of Sèvres in 1894 and for the next 36 years produced high-quality ceramics sold through Parisian shops and decorators. Because his aesthetic preferences kept pace with the fashions of the era, his early work favors the floral and whiplash ornamentation associated with the Art Nouveau era, while his later work is serene, simple, and glazed in high-contrast jazz-age colors. [Source: Jason Jacques]

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Designed by Emile Belet for Paul Milet. The form of this elegant vase is based upon the traditional …

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Designed by Emile Belet for Paul Milet. The form of this elegant vase is based upon the traditional double-gourd, which is used here as the neck of a bottle-shaped vessel. Whiplash stems and stylized flowers and leaves are applied, further detailed by means of carving and incision, and picked out in subtle hues of …

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Paul Milet
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If anyone could be said to have ceramics in his blood, it is Paul Milet, son of Optat Milet, who was himself the son and grandson of a potter. Paul Milet entered his father's pottery workshop in the town of Sèvres in 1894 and for the next 36 years produced high-quality ceramics sold through Parisian shops and decorators. Because his aesthetic preferences kept pace with the fashions of the era, his early work favors the floral and whiplash ornamentation associated with the Art Nouveau era, while his later work is serene, simple, and glazed in high-contrast jazz-age colors. [Source: Jason Jacques]

Paul Milet

Floral Vase, ca. 1900

Stoneware
16 1/2 × 6 1/4 in
41.9 × 15.9 cm
Contact For Price
location
New York
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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