French Pierrefonds Art Nouveau Vase with Blue Crystalline Glaze
An Art Nouveau two-handle vase from La Faïencerie Héraldique de Pierrefonds Pottery of France dating circa 1905.
An Art Nouveau two-handle vase from La Faïencerie Héraldique de Pierrefonds Pottery of France dating circa 1905.

French Pierrefonds Art Nouveau Vase with Blue Crystalline Glaze

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Part Number:721
  • Material:Ceramic, Pottery
  • Color:Blue, Brown
An Art Nouveau two-handle vase from La Faïencerie Héraldique de Pierrefonds Pottery of France. This sculptural and substantial antique art pottery vase was handcrafted in stoneware at the turn of the 20th century, circa 1905. Designed with two curved handles and decorated in a golden brown glaze with bright blue crystalline clusters scattered around the body. A glossy flambe glaze of pale blue decorates the top of each handle, the neck, and inside of the mouth. Very good condition with several small and typical glaze bursts and a grinding chip on the inner foot rim, measuring 10.25 in. height x 8 in. at widest point of handles. Fully marked with an impressed heraldic helmet flanked by P & H over Pierrefonds with form number 477 inscribed underfoot. At the end of the 19th century, Count Olivier de Sorra's French factory, Pierrefonds Pottery, was known for the production of fine stoneware with artistic crystalline glazes. In 1904, The company became La Faïencerie Héraldique de Pierrefonds, producing sophisticated forms enveloped in crystalline and flambe glazes in the Art Nouveau style.

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