Covered Gourd

Pierre-Adrien Dalpayrat

5.5"H x 6.75"W

DAP175

1896

Description

Inventory Number DAP175

Size 5.5"H x 6.75"W

Material Stoneware with Silver Lid

Period Art Nouveau

Country of Origin France

Year Made 1896

Condition Excellent

This vase is composed of a round, corrugated body that fittingly resembles a gourd. Lines of white highlight raised vertical ribs that have been superimposed over a red ground dotted with spots of blue. The Covered Gourd vase has been topped with a silver lid shaped into the form of a large, rounded leaf, completing the illusion of natural form conveyed through sculpture.

Mark: Impressed grenade.

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