WAZON, Jospeh Cheret, Francja

A unique vase with a squat belly and handles in the form of stylized heads. The vessel is entirely decorated with a figural scene.

The young woman got tangled up in long, flowery festoons. Curled wreaths are stretched by playful putti. The tiny heroes seem to have fun setting a trap for a naked girl.

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2 500 zł tax incl.

Signature: Joseph Cheret; founder E. Soleau

Joseph Gustave Ché ret (1838 - 1894) - French sculptor and ceramist, who had his workshop on Rue de la Tour d'Auvergne 15. From 1863. exhibited his works at French Salons. He collaborated with the Parisian Christofle decorative house and the Viennese Emballer. Known for its small size sculptures and utility utensils decorated in the style of Napoleon III.

Paris, 19th century

Gilded bronze.

Dimensions: 20cm (H) x 23cm x 19cm

Conservation condition: visible in the photos.