“Emile Galle” circa about 1875.Unbeleivebly this grand specimen is in perfect condition& is in running order. It measures 19” h x 18-½”width of base. T is one other example of this work known, in the museum of Luneville in eastern France. As you can see the detail is superb. ’s a little about Emile Galle…. World Famous for his innovative work in several areas of the decorative arts, including glass, furniture & faience, Emile Galle` (1846-1904) was born & died in the town of Nancy in eastern France. He first learned the craft of ceramics: these by helping his father Charles run the family business in the nearby town of Saint Cle`ment. The Galle factory at Saint clement produced fantasy faience items during the period 1864-1876. By this time Charles had retired and the production of faience was transferred to Nancy. The faience of Galle is characterized by a very fine composition& light covering of an enamel tinted a pale blue by the addition of cobalt oxide, often with polychrome ornamentation, recurring motifs include the cross of Lorraine, the thistle & crenated towers. About the clock works: movement is French & original to the clock. The works are marked with the makers name “Marti” Bronze medal for Paris Expo; works have a platform lever escapement & strikes on the hour & half hour. The works are in very good running order .search clock clocks porcelain Galle Fiance Delft San Clement French France mantle art pottery Striving For Excellence It isn’t brilliance or just getting the breaks, It is consistent attention to & honest respect for the Customer.We ship world wide
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