Ernest Bussières (1863 - 1913) sculptor & Manufacture Keller & Guérin in Lunéville.
Rare naturalist vase treated in the symbolist vein.
Proof in brown and green glazed ceramic with rich iridescence in places.
Model appearing in the sale catalogue of Majorelle in Nancy. Marked K.G. Lunéville BUSSIÈRE under the base.
Exhibition and museum :
Exhibition of the School of Nancy (Alliance provinciale des industries d'art) - Pavillon de Marsan (Louvre), Paris, 1903. An identical model was presented at this event.
Musée d'Art et d'Histoire de Genève - Musée Ariana - A work of the same model is kept in the collections of this institution.
Céramiques végétales - Ernest Bussière et l'art nouveau - Musée de l'École de Nancy - Catalogue of the eponymous exhibition organised from 21 June to 25 September 2000 at the Musée de l'École de Nancy. Identical model, with a different cover, reproduced on page 44 under number 43 (Richard Vinatier collection)
4 800 €
4 800 €