Camille Fauré was the preeminent French enamel artist. Early in the 20th century he created beautiful copper vases with raised, three-dimensional enamel flowers. This example is gorgeous with vivid, colorful flowers. Mini-sized at 3¾" tall x 3½" diam. Gilded signature along the foot rim. Mint condition.
Item #: 2510064
Sold for $1,600 in 2015
View Collection, Fauré Floral Vase
Camille Fauré was the best of the French enamelists of the 20th century. This little mini vase, 3½" tall, is a fine example of the earlier Art Nouveau vases. (Fauré is also well-known for his later Art Deco work.) The delicate little pink flowers are highly raised and finely detailed. It's a little beauty! Signed. Mint condition.
Item #: 2511033
Sold for $1,250 in 2016
View Collection, Leda & The Swan Enamel
The myth of Leda and the Swan has been the subject of innumerable works of art. This stunning example is enamel on copper, in the original silk covered frame. The artwork is truly superb. The plaque measures 3½" x 5½" + the frame, which has a stand in the back. The condition of the plaque is mint. The frame has substantial fraying to the silk. Unsigned, but obviously by a superb artist.