Western European Glass Art and Ceramic Art

Cup with lid and saucer

    Cup with lid and saucer

    France, Nancy


    Gallé Émile manufactory

    Faience; hand painting, glazing

    Signature: E. Galle Nancy and E☨G depose


    Hand painted faience cup with lid and saucer. The image of winter river landscape with a house is on one side of the cup and the image of wild flowers and spikes are on the other side. The lid grip made in the form of a tree branch with leaves and pear fruit, the cup handle is in the shape of a tree branch. The saucer with two compartments, one of which rests on two feet and is decorated with an image of the similar river scape with small house, but from a different angle, the faceplate for the cup is decorated with the image of wild flowers.