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Inkwell with silver mount, circa 1900

Glazed earthenware, silver.
5 in
12.7 cm
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Important Works from the Ann and Robert Fromer Collection

Silver mount produced by Gustave Keller, …

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Important Works from the Ann and Robert Fromer Collection

Silver mount produced by Gustave Keller, Paris, France.

5 in. (12.7 cm) high

Medium
Design/Decorative Art
Signature
Underside inscribed with the artist's seal and silver mount impressed G. KELLER/PARIS and with head of mercury mark.
Pierre Adrien Dalpayrat
French, 1844–1910
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Adrien Dalpayrat began his career as a faïence painter, working at six manufactories between 1867 and 1888 before settling near Paris in 1889. There he devoted himself to stoneware, a material then held in high esteem by French art potters. Working alone and with collaborators, Dalpayrat produced a vast range of shapes and decorations. He was so well known for his oxblood flambé pottery that the term "Dalpayrat red" was coined to designate his distinctive glaze. Perfected in 1892, it is dappled or veined with greens, blues and yellows, and appears on pieces in the form of gourds, fruits, and shapes derived from Japanese bottles. [Source: Jason Jacques]

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Important Works from the Ann and Robert Fromer Collection

Silver mount produced by Gustave Keller, …

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Important Works from the Ann and Robert Fromer Collection

Silver mount produced by Gustave Keller, Paris, France.

5 in. (12.7 cm) high

Medium
Design/Decorative Art
Signature
Underside inscribed with the artist's seal and silver mount impressed G. KELLER/PARIS and with head of mercury mark.
Pierre Adrien Dalpayrat
French, 1844–1910
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Adrien Dalpayrat began his career as a faïence painter, working at six manufactories between 1867 and 1888 before settling near Paris in 1889. There he devoted himself to stoneware, a material then held in high esteem by French art potters. Working alone and with collaborators, Dalpayrat produced a vast range of shapes and decorations. He was so well known for his oxblood flambé pottery that the term "Dalpayrat red" was coined to designate his distinctive glaze. Perfected in 1892, it is dappled or veined with greens, blues and yellows, and appears on pieces in the form of gourds, fruits, and shapes derived from Japanese bottles. [Source: Jason Jacques]

Inkwell with silver mount, circa 1900

Glazed earthenware, silver.
5 in
12.7 cm
Bidding closed
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