Vase with four green handles

Auguste Delaherche French

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Delaherche’s experiments with Asian-inspired glazes and firing techniques enabled him to produce a range of colors and effects. The drip effect may look accidental, but it was the result of planning and skill. Delaherche was a perfectionist who abandoned any technique with results that could not be predicted or reproduced. He believed that anything achieved entirely by chance, no matter how beautiful, was not true art.

Vase with four green handles, Auguste Delaherche (French, Beauvais 1857–1940 Paris), Stoneware, French, Paris

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