Émile GALLÉ (1846-1904)

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Émile GALLÉ (1846-1904)
"Water flower" tea table
Rare tea table in stained beech with three superimposed tops, one of which is off-centre with moulded poly-lobed cut-outs, decorated with an inlaid decoration in exotic wood veneer with lacustrine plant motifs and a poem entitled "The music of water, leaves and sky. Maurice Bouchor". They stand on four tapered legs carved with floral motifs in relief.
This table model, made in a very limited number, was presented at the Universal Exhibition in Paris in 1900.
Signed " Gallé Exposition 1900 ".
H : 74 / W : 102 / D : 50 cm.
(slight accidents).

Bibliography:
- Alastair Duncan and Georges de Bartha, "Gallé Furniture", Edition The Antique collector's club, 2012, Woodbridge, model reproduced on page 160 reference 84.
- Alastair Duncan, "The Paris Salons 1895-1914, volume 3: furniture", Edition Antique collector's club, 1996, Woodbridge, similar model reproduced on page 226
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