Offered by Galerie Vaudemont
Art Nouveau, Ecole de Nancy
Rare pair of glassed display cabinets with umbels by the Gallé company.
In molded and carved walnut, opening with a glass door revealing two staggered shelves.
Side panels, front and interior with inlaid decoration of flowers and butterfly.
They rest on a four-legged curved base with ribbed molding.
The cut-out trays are surmounted by an openwork gallery with carved umbel decoration.
The upper galleries carved with umbels are organized in a pendant.
The wood species inside and outside are different, let us point out the use of speckled maple, walnut, sycamore ...
Signed "Gallé" in the door panels.
Circa 1900, art nouveau period.
Françoise-Thérèse Charpentier and Philippe Thiébaut, "Gallé", editions de la RMN, Paris, 1985, similar model reproduced page 272.
Alastair Duncan, Georges de Bartha, Gallé furniture, Antique Collectors' Club, Woodbridge, 2012, similar model referenced and reproduced p. 307.