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Galle. GALLE MINI SPIDER

AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE MUSEUM QUALITY EARLY GALLE MINIATURE ENAMELLED SALT WITH APPLIED SPIDERS

An exceedingly fine and rare GALLE enamelled miniature in the form of a salt with superb spiders in relief on their finely enamelled webs.

This is an exceptional quality, early GALLE enamelled salt, formed from a pale transparent green glass and profusely enamelled in fine detail with flowering plants and spider webs. These are highlighted with gilding and enhanced with two applied spiders in high relief as well as red dots also in relief.

There is further gilding to the top rim and edge of the foot.

C 1880

Height 4.2 cm. Max Width 4.5 cm.

Signature: A very fine and delicate enamelled signature "E Galle" to base.

Stock No. 952

PRICE: 1,750

(Click on the picture for another view of the miniature.)



Galle. GALLE ORANGE FLOWERS

A BEAUTIFUL TRIPLE COLOUR OVERLAY GALLE CAMEO GLASS FLORAL VASE

A blown GALLE cameo glass vase of classic form with a subtle floral design in three layers of cameo glass .

The clear glass ground is suffused at the base with pink and at the rim with a deep internal peach colour while the whole vase is overlaid with yellow and orange cameo glass with an underlay of opal-white cameo glass behind the flower heads. The pad of opal-white cameo glass behind the yellow and orange produces an opaque finish to the flowers in the design.

The three cameo glass layers are acid cut and intaglio cut to give detail to the design and the whole vase is finished with a matt satin surface and the merest hint of polishing to some of the detail.

The 'Galle' signature has a stylistic flourish.

(Click on the picture to see the signed end of the vase.)

C1900

Height 19 cms. Max Width 12 cms

Signature.
Signed with a flourishing stylised 'Galle ' script signature in the outer cameo layer near the base.

Stock No. 934

PRICE: 1,350



Galle. GALLE MINI BLUE GREEN

A VERY SUBTLE GALLE MINIATURE 'SEULE FLEUR' CAMEO GLASS VASE

This is a very subtle rendition of meadow flowers in cameo glass by GALLE on a charming miniature Seule Fleur vase .

The charming form of the vase has a clear ground body, frosted to give a subtle hue to the internal suffusion of pale green glass.

The floral design is executed in green over pale blue cameo glass with just the flowers showing the blue glass with acid etched green detail. The outer green cameo glass layer is then finished with a polished surface contrasting with the satin of the flower heads and matt ground.

C1900

Height 10 cms.

Signature.
Signed 'Galle' with a discreet script signature on the side of the vase in the blue cameo layer.

Stock No. 938

Price: 660


(Click on the picture for a view of the side and signature.)




Galle. GALLE BANJO LAND

A SUPERB GALLE CAMEO GLASS 'SEULE FLEUR' BANJO VASE WITH BLUE MOUNTAIN LANDSCAPE DESIGN DESIGN

The Galle Blue Mountain landscape design is one of the rarer and more sough-after Galle designs and is even more special on a Banjo shaped Seule Fleur vase.

The clear body of the vase is internally suffused with yellow while a double cameo glass layer in amethyst and pale blue is acid etched to form the design. The blue cameo layer on yellow gives green and blue hills and mountains while the amethyst overlay becomes brown for the trees.

The background is frosted to a satin finish while the layers of cameo glass are hand polished to highlight the design.

This is a very pleasing and delicate rendition of a rare GALLE design.

C1900

Height 17 cm.


Signature:
A subtle intaglio script signature ' Galle' hidden in the cameo layers.

Stock No.931

Price. 1,800







Click on photo for a view of the vase in different light.



Galle. GALLE CLEMATIS

A BEAUTIFUL GALLE CAMEO GLASS CLEMATIS VASE IN A VERY UNUSUAL COLOUR-WAY

This beautiful GALLE Clematis vase is formed from a most unusual cameo glass colour-way.

The clear ground body of the vase has a soft pink internal layer while the cameo design is executed in layers of blue and magenta, crisply acid etched three times to give the details of Clematis flower, vines buds and leaves. Thin traces of the pale blue layer further enhance the ground colour.

The whole vase is finished with a soft satin matt surface with hand polishing to the details of the Clematis design in the cameo layers.

At a time when most of Galle's production was in the classic Art Nouveau earth colours this is a very rare excursion into a beautiful subtle colour-way.

C1895

Height 10 cm. Max dia. 10 cm.

Signature: A fine script 'Galle' signature near the base of the vase in the cameo layer.

Stock No. 932

PRICE: 1,200



Galle. GALLE SYCAMORE

A SUPERB THREE COLOUR OVERLAY GALLE CAMEO GLASS VASE WITH THE 'SYCAMORE TREE' DESIGN

A blown GALLE cameo glass vase with a rare pulled and hand cut organic rim above a superb design of Sycamore tree leaves and seed pods in three layers of cameo glass .

The clear glass ground is suffused at the base and the rim with a deep internal peach colour while the whole vase is overlaid with dark lime green, pale lime green and white cameo glass. The white cameo glass behind the lime greens produces an opaque finish to the design.

The two outer cameo glass layers are acid cut twice to give detail to the Sycamore tree design and the whole vase is finished with a matt satin surface.

The 'Galle' signature bears the mourning star signifying the death of Galle in September 1904.
This is the only signature that can be dated to a specific year period.

(Click on the picture to see more of the design.)

C1904-5

Height 10 cms. Width at rim 12 cms

Signature.
Signed with a stylised ' * Galle ' script signature in the outer cameo layer.

Stock No. 921

PRICE: 1,200




Galle. GALLE INDUSTRIAL

A DRAMATIC 'INTERNALLY CUT BACK' STYLISED FRITILLARY CAMEO GLASS VASE BY GALLE

A dramatic Galle cameo glass Fritillary design with leaves and stylised flower heads on a classic Galle footed form vase.

The clear body of the vase is internally suffused with opalised yellow and covered with two layers of cameo glass in amethyst and pale blue.

The amethyst layer takes on a rich dark purple colour where it overlays the blue while the vase has been "cut back" internally with acid to remove the yellow colour and produce the pure blue details of the Fritillary flower heads.

The background is frosted to a satin finish while the layers of cameo glass are hand polished to highlight the design.

This is a very pleasing and dramatic rendition of a stunning GALLE design.

C1900

Height 19.5 cm.

Signature:
Near the base of the vase in the leaves, a fine script signature 'Galle' is intaglio acid etched into the amethyst cameo layer.

Stock No. 771

Price. 2,200

(Click on the picture for a detail view of the flowers on the other side of the vase.)




Galle. GALLE FUCHSIA BLUE cutback

A STUNNING 'INTERNALLY CUT BACK' FUCHSIA CAMEO GLASS VASE BY GALLE

A stunning GALLE internally cut back Fuchsia cameo glass cabinet vase of rare square GALLE form.

The clear body has an internal layer of opal yellow glass and outer layers of blue and purple cameo glass.

Internal acid cutting of the inner layer of glass has produced pure colours in the flower heads and buds.

The background has a satin finish while the cameo layers are hand polished.

C 1900

Height 9.5 cm. Width 8 cm. Depth 8 cm. Diagonal 10 cm.

Signature. A script Galle signature to the side in the cameo layer.

Stock No. 772

PRICE: 1,950

(Click on the picture for another view of the vase.)



Galle. GALLE TALL AQUA  w

A GALLE CAMEO GLASS VASE WITH THE DESIRABLE AQUATIC 'POND' DESIGN

An attractive Seule Fleur vase with bulbous base displaying the rare GALLE 'Aquatic - pond with waterlilies' design in classic colours.

The clear body of the vase internally suffused with opalised yellow and covered with two layers of cameo glass in amethyst and pale blue. The amethyst layer taking on a rich dark purple colour where it overlays the blue. The blue on the yellow ground giving green.

The pond water with the design of the waterlilies and pond plants is formed in the two outer layers of amethyst and a thin blue cameo glass. A trace of the blue cameo layer depicts the water of the pond.

The amethyst cameo glass layer is double cut and hand polished while the background has a satin matt finish.

C 1904

Height 23.5 cm.

Signature: A fancy script Galle signature in the amethyst cameo layer in the pond water between the waterlily leaves.

Stock No.828

PRICE: 1,550













(Click on the picture for a view of the water lilies back lit.)






Galle. GALLE WYSTERIA thin

A FINE GALLE SEULE FLEUR CAMEO GLASS VASE WITH WISTERIA FLORAL DESIGN

The GALLE cameo glass vase in a beautiful fine form has a delicate elongated neck that makes it a stunning 'Seule fleur' vase.

The decor on the vase is the ever popular pendant wisteria branches cascading from the rim of the vase.

The ground colour of this vase is frosted clear glass with a very pale opaque pink/white internal suffusion. The wisteria design is acid etched in the amethyst cameo glass overlay and hand polished on a soft satin matt background.

C1905

Height 22cms.

Signature: A fine script ' * Galle' signature on the back in the amethyst cameo glass layer.

Stock No. 723

PRICE: SOLD

















(Click on the picture for an image of the signature side of the vase.)





Galle. GALLE AQUATIC brown

A GALLE CAMEO GLASS VASE WITH THE RARE AQUATIC SCENE IN A VERY UNUSUAL COLOUR WAY

(Click on the picture for the reverse side with signature.)


An attractive example of the GALLE 'Aquatic - pond with waterlilies' vase executed in a very rare colour way.

The clear body of the vessel shows between two internal layers of pale yellow glass that form the sky and the pond water with the design of the pond plants in the outer layers of brown and peach pink cameo glass.

Each cameo glass layer is double cut and the outer brown layer is hand polished while the background has a satin matt finish.

C 1904

Height 14 cms.

Signature. A neat script Galle signature in the brown cameo layer in the pond water.

Stock No.656

PRICE: 1,750




Galle. GALLE BLUE WYSTERIA

A VERY SUBTLE GALLE WISTERIA CAMEO GLASS DESIGN ON A CHARMING CABINET VASE

This is one of the most subtle renditions of the favourite GALLE Wisteria design popular in his commercial glass range.

The charming form of the cabinet vase has a clear ground body, frosted to give a subtle hue to the internal suffusion of pale blue glass.

The ever popular design of branches of Wisteria blossoms and leaves cascading from the top of the vase is worked in an outer layer of amethyst cameo glass.

A discreet Galle signature appears on the side of the vase in the cameo layer.

The cameo glass layer has received two acid etched cuttings to give the form and details of the design. The outer cameo glass layer is then finished with a polished surface contrasting with the satin matt ground.

C1904

Height 12.5 cms.

Signature.
Signed 'Galle' with a discreet script signature on the side of the vase in the cameo layer.

Stock No. 392

Price: 660

(Click on the picture for a view of the reverse and signature.)




Galle. GALLE PILGRIM MONUMENTAL

A STUNNING GALLE 'MONUMENTAL PILGRIM FLASK' CAMEO GLASS VASE

An unusually large and dramatic Galle 'Pilgrim Flask' vase with a beautiful all-over cameo glass design of a grapevine.

The clear body of the vase internally suffused with two bands of burgundy glass. The outer amber layer of cameo glass is acid etched twice to produce the design of the grape vine while using the burgundy bands to dramatic effect.

The background is frosted to a satin finish and the cameo layers are hand polished to highlight the design.

C1900

Height 32 cm Width 24 cm

Signature
At the side of the vase beside the vine, an acid etched fine script signature 'Galle' in the cameo layers.

Stock No. 884

Price. 4,500

(Click on the picture for a view of the vase compared to a small pilgrim vase.)



Galle. GALLE LILY VALLEY

A BEAUTIFUL 'LILY OF THE VALLEY' CAMEO GLASS VASE BY GALLE IN A VERY RARE COLOUR-WAY

The Galle cameo glass vase is of classic shape with a design of 'Lilly of the Valley' executed in a very rare and unusual colour-way.

The ground body of the vase is frosted clear glass with an internal peach pink suffusing to orange in the base. The floral design is executed in an interesting burgundy purple overlay cameo glass which changes colour with the light source.

The Lily of the Valley design covers most of the surface of the vase and a stylised "GALLE" Oriental signature is 'hidden' near the base.

This unusual Galle colour-way is rare for the Art Nouveau period which favoured naturalistic earth colours.

C1900

Height 18.5cms.

Signature: A stylised 'Oriental' cameo 'GALLE' signature running vertically and hidden in the base of the flower leaves.

Stock No. 427

PRICE: 1,450

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Galle. GALLE MINI AQUA

A VERY RARE COMBINATION OF THE GALLE 'AQUATIC' SCENE ON A CHARMING MINIATURE CAMEO GLASS VASE

A unique Galle cameo glass 'AQUATIC' pond design on a miniature vase.

The clear ground body has internal suffusions of white and aqua-blue to represent clouds over the pond water. An outer amber cameo glass layer has two acid etchings to give the details of a GALLE design of water lilies. The outer cameo surface is polished to enhance the details of the plants against a satin ground.

This may have been an experimental version of the iconic Galle design on the smallest of his vases.

C1904

Height 9.5cms.

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Signature.
Signed ' * (star) Galle' in the body layer with a discreet script signature low in the design.

Stock No.302

Price: 750




Galle. GALLE CANOE

A UNIQUE GALLE 'MOON' VASE WITH AN UNUSUAL AQUATIC DESIGN IN A VERY RARE COLOUR-WAY

An exceedingly rare Galle vase of unique form displaying a rare version of the Aquatic design in an unseen colour-way.

The ground body is a thick frosted clear glass internally suffused with a thin layer of lemon yellow. The vase has a triple overlay of cameo glass in yellow , orange and amber which is cleanly acid etched with no less than five cuttings to suggest the water lilies and grasses on a pond. The outer layers of the cameo glass have been hand polished to enhance the details of the design.

The rare Galle "MOON" form is a more complete circle than the normal canoe shaped vase.

C1900

Height 13cms. Width 18cms. Depth 7cms.

Signature.
A small script 'Galle' signature in the amber cameo layer hidden in the water and lilly pads.

Stock No. 810

PRICE: SOLD

(Click on the picture for a view of the reverse with the signature.)



Galle. GALLE DRAGONFLY BOX

A SUPERB LARGE GALLE CAMEO GLASS BOX WITH THE STUNNING 'DRAGONFLIES OVER A POND' DESIGN

A stunning large GALLE cameo glass box with a very rare design of two dragonflies on the lid flying over the aquatic design on the box.

The Galle aquatic design of a pond with water lilies is one of the rarer and more sough-after designs but the same design with the added attraction of the rare dramatic dragonflies in flight makes for a truly exciting box.

The clear bodies of the box and lid are internally suffused with a pale green while the outer layers of amethyst over pale blue cameo glass have each been acid etched twice to give the details of the aquatic pond on the box base and the stunning flying dragonflies on the lid.

The background is frosted to a satin finish while the outer layer of cameo glass is hand polished to highlight the design.

This is a very rare example of one of the larger GALLE cameo glass boxes.

C1900

Diameter 16 cms Total height 6.5 cms

Signature:
Acid etched subtle script signatures 'Galle' in the cameo layers of both the box and lid.

Stock No.788

Price. SOLD

(Click on the photo for a view of the complete box on a black background.)



Galle. GALLE LIDDED POT

A STUNNING GALLE LIDDED CAMEO GLASS POT WITH ORNATE CONVOLVULUS DESIGN

This is a stunning and very rare Galle Lidded Pot or Box with the beautiful ornate Convolvulus design entwined around the box and lid.

The clear body of both the lid and the box is internally suffused with dappled blue and green shading through to red at the top. The outer rich blue layer of cameo glass has been acid etched twice to produce the intricate GALLE design of Convolvulus flowers and intertwined tendrils and leaves. There is also some intaglio carving of leaves.

The background is frosted to a satin finish while the outer layer of cameo glass is hand polished to highlight the design.

C1900

Height 9 cm Max dia 8.5 cm

Signature
Two superb cameo glass signatures of 'Galle' hidden in the entwined tendrils of the design.

Stock No. E108

Price. SOLD
(Click on the picture for a view of the piece front lit.)


Galle. GALLE VIOLETS SMALL

A CHARMING MINIATURE GALLE CAMEO GLASS VASE WITH VIOLETS

This is a charmingly simple miniature cameo glass vase of an unusual 'Seule Fleur' form.

The ground colour of the vase is frosted clear glass with an internal pale suffusion of opaque pale pink.

The vase has a single overlay of amethyst cameo glass into which the charming design of violets has been acid etched.

The cameo glass layer has been double acid etched to give the details of the flowers and has also received a final hand polishing so that the flowers stand out on a pink satin ground.

C1900

Height: 10.5 cms.
Width at base: 5.5 cms

Signature.
A small discrete script 'Galle' signature in the clear layer between the flowers.

Stock No. 768

PRICE: SOLD








Galle. GALLE RED CUR BANJO

THE GALLE RED CURRANT DESIGN ON A CLASSIC BANJO SHAPED CAMEO GLASS VASE

One of the favourite GALLE designs in his commercial glass range, the enchanting berries and leaves of the Red Currant appear here on the ever popular and most sought after banjo form vase.

The delightful vase has a clear ground body, frosted to give a subtle white colour with a vibrant internal suffusion of strong yellow glass to the base.

The popular design of branches of Red Currant berries and leaves cascading from the top of the vase is worked in an outer layer of bright crimson cameo glass.

On the reverse of the vase a Red Currant leaf whimsically blows away in the breeze and a discreet Galle signature appears on the side of the vase in the cameo layer.

The cameo glass layer has received two acid etched cuttings to give the form and details of the design. The outer cameo glass layer is then finished with a polished surface contrasting with the satin matt ground.

C1904

Height 16.5 cms.

Signature.
Signed 'Galle' with a discreet script signature on the side of the vase in the cameo layer.

Stock No.755

Price: SOLD

(Click on the picture for a view of the reverse and signature.)


Galle. GALLE FUCHSIA cut

A CHARMING 'INTERNALLY CUT BACK' FUCHSIA CAMEO GLASS VASE BY GALLE

A very attractive example of a charming GALLE internally cut back Fuchsia cameo glass vase of classic GALLE form.

The clear body has an internal layer of opal yellow glass and outer layers of pale blue and purple-magenta cameo glass.

The technique of internally cutting away areas of the inner layer of glass has produced pure colours just in the flower heads and buds.

The background has a satin finish while the cameo layers are hand polished.

C 1900

Height 15.5 cms.

Signature. A script Galle signature to the side in an unpolished cameo layer.

Stock No. 576

PRICE: SOLD

(Click on the picture for the reverse side of the vase.)



Galle. GALLE BLUE TREES

A FINE GALLE CAMEO GLASS VASE WITH A DESIGN OF A LAKE AND MOUNTAIN LANDSCAPE AND TREES

One of Galle's more classical vase forms, this shape with a bulbous base and flaring neck suits well his design of a tall tree with Alpine mountain landscape receding into the distance with a wooded lakeside in the foreground and trees reflected in the lake.

The clear ground glass has small areas of pale yellow suffusion with overlay cameo glass layers in pale blue and deep amethyst. This blue colour was developed by Galle in 1890 and this is one of his most popular and sought after colour ways.

Each cameo glass layer has been subjected to two acid etchings and a polishing to give the details of the design but the pale blue layer of the water in the lake has been cleverly left with a matt finish as has the clear ground giving a white sky.

C 1895

Height 20cms

Signature. Small Script signature Galle in the lake in the amethyst cameo.

Stock No. 613p39

PRICE: 2,200

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~'ROGER HARRIS'~

LONDON BASED ART NOUVEAU AND ART DECO SPECIALIST DEALER OF:

EMILE GALLE, DAUM NANCY, LOETZ, RENE LALIQUE, LUDWIG MOSER,

THOMAS WEBB & SONS, LOUIS C. TIFFANY, WMF,

LEGRAS, FRITZ HECKERT, THERESIENTHAL,

CZECH GLASS, PALDA, HARRACH, HEINRICH HOFFMANN, SCHLEVOGT.


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