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Importante e Grande Versatoio a brocca in avorio e argento dorato, corpo centrale di forma ovoidale, finemente scolpito a scene galanti con figure, versatoio sorretto da figure di nudi, manico in argento dorato e avorio raffigurante nudo femminile con putto, base con figure alate e teste di cherubino.

 

Francia, seconda metà secolo XIX°,

dim.: h. cm. 55

 

Attribuito a EMILE PHILIPPE SCAILLIET (Francia, 1846 – 1911)

Emile Scailliet è nato a Parigi e fu allievo di Jouffroy e Moreau-Vauthier. Espone al Salone

dal 1866 al 1910. Fu uno dei più raffinati intagliatori d’avorio del suo tempo, ha lavorato

con Louis Barrias alla versione in avorio, bronzo e lapislazzuli di “La Renommée” o “Fame”

esposta al Salone del 1902. Questo pezzo è un superbo esempio del lavoro dell’artista che

mostra l’intrico della sua arte ed il suo raffinato intaglio.

 

Bibliografia:

–  Oxley Bequest, Temple Newsam House, Leeds, vedi Matthew Winterbottom &

James Lomax, All that glistens…treasures of a Victorian banker, catalogo senza data, n.57 e 58.

 

An Important french silver-mounted carved ivory ewer

with scrolled and everted lip supported by a pair of bacchantes and centred by a Bacchic

mask, above the ovoid body with upper band carved with reclining bacchantes picking fruit

from swags,above a central band carved in high relief with Bacchus’s leopard-drawn chariot

followed by a procession of merry-making satyrs, bacchantes and putti, the lower band

carved with grotesque masks and winged female busts, with scrolled handle carved with a

bacchante supporting a putto on her shoulder and with a grape-squeezing putto astride a

Bacchic head to the front, the stem carved as three winged and hooved females,

on repoussé foot.

 

France, late XIX° century,

size: height 55 cms.

 

Attributed to EMILE PHILIPPE SCAILLIET (France, 1846 – 1911)

Emile Scailliet was born in Paris and studied under Jouffroy and Moreau-Vauthier. He

exhibited at the Salon from 1866 to 1910 and was one of the finest ivory carvers of his time

working with Louis Barrias on the ivory, bronze and lapis lazuli version of La Renommée

or Fame, exhibited at the Salon of 1902. This piece is a superb example of the artists work

showing the intricacies of his craft with its fine detail.

 

Literature:

– Oxley Bequest, Temple Newsam House, Leeds, see Matthew Winterbottom & James Lomax, All that glistens…treasures of a Victorian banker, catalogue with no date, no.57 and 58.