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"Soyer" Sugar bowl

REF CA200067 EAN 3336728555353

 "Soyer" Sugar bowl

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"Soyer" Sugar bowl

The carver, engraver and enameller Théophile Soyer was first steered towards the fine arts by his father, who had opened his own engraving workshop in Paris. He launched his artistic career at the Salon of 1870, received a silver medal at the Universal Exhibition of 1889, and a gold medal in 1900. He took over the family workshop in 1896 and was actively involved in the renaissance of painted enamel that began in around 1840 in France.

Classically trained, Théophile Soyer was interested in the artistic movements of his time: his style is characterised by a taste for the arabesque and an abundance of floral motifs, influenced by Art Nouveau, as well as by brilliant colours and transparent effects using translucent enamels.

Size
Ø 9 cm - H. 5 cm
Ø 3.54" - H. 1.96"
Packaging
Cardboard box
Origin
Album of drawings and watercolor designs for enameled vases, 1900
Museum
Paris - Musée d'Orsay
Themes
Tableware, Enamels, Flowers, Made in France
Material
Porcelain
Art movements
Art Nouveau, Graphic arts, 20th century
Artist
Théophile Soyer (1853-1940)
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