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Original model for 'Algae' lamp base

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Signed

Inscribed in clay: "J. Gruber"

Marks

Impressed: Ceramique Rambervillers

Provenance

Private collector; sold by the private collector to Robert Tschoudjouney, Paris; by inheritance from Tschoudjouney to a private collector; sold by the private collector to the Galerie Elstir, Paris; 2005, sold by Galerie Elstir to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 21, 2005)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds by exchange from a Gift of the Winfield Foundation, Gift of French and Company, Gift of the Estate of Gertrude T. Taft, and Gift of the Collection of Edward Jackson Holmes

Pied de lampe modele algues

French (Rambervillers), 1904

Dimensions

Overall: 40 cm (15 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2005.380

Medium or Technique

Glazed stoneware

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Stoneware