Taxile Doat, ‘Volcanic Gourd’, ca. 1900, Jason Jacques Gallery
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Taxile Doat

Volcanic Gourd, ca. 1900

Porcelain
10 × 7 3/4 in
25.4 × 19.7 cm
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Location
New York
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Jason Jacques Gallery
New York

One of Doat’s iconic vessel forms, this stoppered bottle resembles a gourd water jug with basket …

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Design/Decorative Art
Taxile Doat
French, 1851–1939
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Taxile Doat began working at the Sèvres National Manufactory in 1877. Throughout his tenure there, he maintained a private atelier, at first in Paris and later both in Paris and in the city of Sèvres. Doat's studio ceramics nearly rejected the classical vocabulary that dominated the remarkable pâte-sur-pâte work he created at Sèvres. Instead he favored the Japanese aesthetic of organic shapes and running glazes. His macro crystalline glazes were especially well received. [Source: Jason Jacques]

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One of Doat’s iconic vessel forms, this stoppered bottle resembles a gourd water jug with basket weave handles. The seemingly canted shape conveys the organic nature of such an object, as do warty glaze droplets on the rotund body. Semi-microcrystalline glazes in russet and black run down and echo the sinuous neck. …

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Design/Decorative Art
Taxile Doat
French, 1851–1939
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Taxile Doat began working at the Sèvres National Manufactory in 1877. Throughout his tenure there, he maintained a private atelier, at first in Paris and later both in Paris and in the city of Sèvres. Doat's studio ceramics nearly rejected the classical vocabulary that dominated the remarkable pâte-sur-pâte work he created at Sèvres. Instead he favored the Japanese aesthetic of organic shapes and running glazes. His macro crystalline glazes were especially well received. [Source: Jason Jacques]

Taxile Doat

Volcanic Gourd, ca. 1900

Porcelain
10 × 7 3/4 in
25.4 × 19.7 cm
Contact For Price
Location
New York
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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