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Ernest Bussière "Lizards" Ceramic Vase


This glazed ceramic vase, designed by French Art Nouveau designer, Ernest Bussière, and produced by Keller et Guérin, depicts two lizards in high relief wrapped around the narrow, tapered rim. The vase is given a uniform beauty by the iridescent milky-green and mauve glazes with iridescent highlights the cover its entirety.

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Item #: C-1675
Artist: Ernest Bussière, Keller et Guérin
Circa: 1903
Dimensions: 4.75" diameter, 6" height
Materials: Ceramic
Signed: "K.G. Lunéville Bussière"
Exhibition History: Similar vase was shown at the Exposition de l'École de Nancy in Paris in 1903

Born and raised in Nancy, Ernest Bussière was traditionally trained as a sculptor. While studying at the Paris École des Beaux-Arts, he supported himself by working for furniture designer Louis Majorelle.