Enamel vase with cornflowers 1895 - 1904
- About the artwork
Sweet and rare Art Nouveau vase made of enamel on copper with a decoration of cornflowers. Between the cornflowers are a few glass insects fixed on the enamel, a ladybug and a beetle. The quality is beautiful, real applied art. This vase was exhibited at one of the Paris Salons between 1895 and 1904. The vase is signed on the side with "Georges-Jean" and on the bottom with "Les Essarts-le-Roi".
- About the artist
Born in Versailles, Jean Georges was active in the second half of the 19th century and the early 20th century. He also signed his work with Georges-Jean. He worked for Les-Essarts-le-Roi, among others. He has also exhibited his enamel works several times at the Paris Salons and the 1900 World Exhibition. His enamels can be found in various museums, including the Berliner Kunstgewerbemuseum and the Musée Petit Palais in Paris.