Inventory Number C0004
Size 16" H x 15" W
Material Hard Earthenware
Period Art Nouveau
Country of Origin Austria
Year Made 1904
This exceptional earthenware vase is from the Grés-Bijou (or jeweled stoneware) series, introduced by Amphora in 1904. With handles that resemble sinuously intertwined plant stems and encrusted cabochons, this piece is a modern adaptation of a traditional, medieval chalice shape with an Art Nouveau twist.
Marks: Impressed manufacturer's cipher 3791 43.
Model illustrated in Vreeland, Byron, Monsters and Maidens Collectors Edition ( Los Angeles: Byron Vreeland, 2011) 253.