Tall vase with four handles

Auguste Delaherche French

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Delaherche elongated the shape of a traditional vase and added subtle yellow and purple streaks to the saturated red glaze based on Chinese oxblood (sang de boeuf). Such artistic nuances made him a favorite of critics and connoisseurs. One writer explained, "To possess in one's collection one of Delaherche's Grès Flambés is to proclaim one-self one of the cognoscenti of modern ceramic art."
This vase is one of only twelve examples of this model, recorded in Delaherche's sketchbook on May 3, 1893.

Tall vase with four handles, Auguste Delaherche (French, Beauvais 1857–1940 Paris), Stoneware, French, Paris

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