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This Raoul Lachenal vase is a remarkable representation of the Japonism movement. There is an impeccable blending of color and portrayal of movement found within the turquoise-green webbing. Colorful geometric strips surround the neck of the pot, fitting together like puzzle pieces. This work is indicative of Raoul …

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The son of Edmond Lachenal, Raoul Lachenal worked in his father's studio until 1911, when he established a new workshop at Boulogne-sur-Seine. While some of Raoul's Art Nouveau ceramics resemble his father's organically formed and inventively glazed work, he was accomplished in his own right as a designer and artisan. After exhibiting his Art Nouveau stoneware for the first time at Paris salons in 1904, he adopted an additional decorative mode: incising geometrical designs on stoneware and filling the sections with vividly contrasting slips. Toward the end of his career, Lachenal added porcelain to his repertoire, using deep black and salmon pink as grounds for white ornamentation. [Source: Jason Jacques]

Selected exhibitions
2018
Behind the Curtain: Treasures from the VaultJason Jacques Gallery
2014
Jason Jacques Inc. at The Salon: Art + DesignJason Jacques Gallery
JASON JACQUES INC AT TEFAF MAASTRICHTJason Jacques Gallery
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Abstract Landscape, C. 1900

Studio Stoneware
13 3/5 × 7 1/10 in
34.5 × 18 cm
Unique
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Location
New York
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This Raoul Lachenal vase is a remarkable representation of the Japonism movement. There is an …

Medium

The son of Edmond Lachenal, Raoul Lachenal worked in his father's studio until 1911, when he established a new workshop at Boulogne-sur-Seine. While some of Raoul's Art Nouveau ceramics resemble his father's organically formed and inventively glazed work, he was accomplished in his own right as a designer and artisan. After exhibiting his Art Nouveau stoneware for the first time at Paris salons in 1904, he adopted an additional decorative mode: incising geometrical designs on stoneware and filling the sections with vividly contrasting slips. Toward the end of his career, Lachenal added porcelain to his repertoire, using deep black and salmon pink as grounds for white ornamentation. [Source: Jason Jacques]

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