AUGUSTE DELAHERCHE (1857-1940)
ART NOUVEAU STONEWARE VASE, CIRCA 1898
with four applied handles, dark brown and pink glazes on a buff ground, impressed maker's mark AUGUSTE DELAHERCHE/ 6994, painted monogram AXP
18cm high Estimate £ 300-500 + fees Note: Delaherche was a pioneer of the Art Nouveau style in Paris whose work was exhibited widely with the Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts, International Exhibitions and the annual Salon in Paris. In 1896 he moved from Paris to the north of France, Armentieres, where he went on to produce plain and robust works inspired by Oriental and Greek pottery in the manner of the traditional Beauvais style.