Raoul Lachenal, ‘Whiplash Vase’, 1904, Design/Decorative Art, Stoneware, Jason Jacques Gallery
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Raoul Lachenal

Whiplash Vase, 1904

Stoneware
10 3/10 × 6 in
26.2 × 15.2 cm
Location
New York
About the work
Jason Jacques Gallery
New York

Raoul Lachenal composed this vase by dividing it into three sides. Three bold whiplash handles …

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Raoul Lachenal
French, 1885–1956
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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]

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Jason Jacques Gallery
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Raoul Lachenal composed this vase by dividing it into three sides. Three bold whiplash handles slice from the lip and carve across the body of this high-fired stoneware vase. Heavily oxidized lavander glaze drips over the vase with rich oxblood pools within the craved areas. Raoul's work is clearly influenced by …

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Raoul Lachenal
French, 1885–1956
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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]

Raoul Lachenal

Whiplash Vase, 1904

Stoneware
10 3/10 × 6 in
26.2 × 15.2 cm
Location
New York
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