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December 2011

Art Glass
Dec. 3, 2011 — 02 PM - 5 PM

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Lot No. 0616

Manufacturer: Galle’

Description: Early Gallé tankard, the topaz rolled leaf body hand cut with ridges in reverse swirl and accented with an ostentatious martelé finish. An orchid-like flower on long stem was carved along one side and the applications of a branching stem opposed by a serpentine handle adorns the sides. Bright gold enhances the stemmed flower and other select areas. Height 13 1/2 inches. The base bears the script mark “Cristallerie d Emile Gallé, Nancy” engraved beneath. The spout may have been altered and there is a small chip on the applied stem that could be factory related. Handsome and visually attractive.

Estimate: $2,500.00 - $3,500.00