Colour : Burnt orange over a marbled orange ground Bowl : Decorated with clematis flowers. Banjo shaped with elegant tapered neck Pontil : Polished Glass Type : Lead Size : 17.4cms tall Condition : Very good, no chips or cracks. There are two very small matt abrasions on the flower petals.
Restoration : None Weight : 148 grams. The base has an original Galle retailers label " Galle Nancy, Paris". The Galle retail outlet was opened on Rue Richter Paris in 1885, B2C as it would now be known. The direct to consumer approach was a great success and additional shops were opened both in Germany and France.
There is also a label for E. Joubert and Company of Angers the art dealers.
I have been involved in the antiques business since 1971. My career took a leap forward when I joined Bonhams in 1976. Some five years later I became head of the Decorative Arts department. The item "Galle Clematis Cameo Glass Banjo Vase 1902-1904" is in sale since Friday, May 29, 2020.
This item is in the category "Pottery, Porcelain & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\French\Emile Galle". The seller is "eric-knowles-the-hoard" and is located in High Wycombe. This item can be shipped worldwide.