François-Théodore Legras (1839-1916) - vase listed model "Calcutta" - print proof pattern

Description
François-Théodore Legras (1839-1916) - vase listed model "Calcutta" - print proof pattern
France - 1890-1919 - Glass

Circa 1900. Cristallerie de Saint Denis, France.

Ovoid vase with a ruffed collar with gold hatching, antique green background, model listed as "Calcutta", enamelled with an exclusive floral pattern that is part of industrial print proofs.

Proof model in preparation for mass production, the motif is almost unique, its uniqueness and mint condition make it a museum quality piece.

Height: 29 cm

Model and technique listed and authenticated in the famous Catalogue "Legras Verrerie Artistique et Populaire Française" by MF Michel and Je Vitrat
See page 262 (see photo)

In mint condition, no breaks or chips, nor signs of wear.

Very careful and secure shipment, with ad valorem insurance by a carrier specialised in the transportation of art objects

Lot details
Object
François-Théodore Legras (1839-1916) - vase listed model "Calcutta" - print proof pattern
Material
Glass
Estimated Period
1890-1919
Country of Origin
France
Condition
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
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