LARGE GALLE MARQUETRY IRIS VASE.
Galle vase has an opaque green glass applied pedestal foot. Vase is internally decorated with orange flame shaped swirls rising from the applied foot and shading to green swirls climbing to the irregular lip all against a creamy light green background. Vase is further decorated with marquetry blue, white and green irises and stems with light amber colored buds, each of the flowers is intricately wheel-carved creating wonderful detail. Back of vase is also decorated with blue, white and green marquetry flower which is also intricately carved. Green pedestal foot is also decorated with swirling bands of martele carving. Signed on side with engraved oriental signature “Galle”. Vase comes complete with its original presentation box with satin lining and leatherette exterior. SIZE: Vase 14-1/2″ t. PROVENANCE: Dr. Mark Jackson Collection. CONDITION: Very good to excellent, there are some open bubble near the bottom of vase that have been ground out by the factory. Box is very good to excellent with some minor wear to leatherette. 49863-19 (15,000-25,000) – Lot 1130Click here to view rotating image
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