Eugène Feuillâtre Enamel Silver Vase
This French Art Nouveau silver and enamel vase by Eugène Feuillâtre is decorated with delicate, leafy branches, holding charming pastel pink and gold cloisonné enamel flowers and buds against a sky blue background. The long-necked vase rests on a braided silver stand with three carved feet, while the rim is decorated with silver scarab beetles.
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Item #: SI-15014
Artist: Eugène Feuillâtre
Dimensions: 7.75" height, 2.5" diameter
Materials: Silver, Enamel
Literature: Similar vase pictured in Art Nouveau: The French Aesthetic, by Victor Arwas, London: Andreas Papadakis, 2002, p. 397
The scarab is a familiar motif in Art Nouveau, a reflection of the Egyptomania that swept through France in the years following the completion of the Suez Canal.