Can someone identify that signature?

Discussion in 'Pottery, Glass, and Porcelain' started by AAlkis, Nov 9, 2019.

  1. AAlkis

    AAlkis New Member

    Hello guys i need your help!

    I have an old porcelain vase and it has that signature on the bottom..

    Does anyone recognize it?
     

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  2. Ratsy Brown

    Ratsy Brown Well-Known Member

    Please post some photos of the vase-it can easily narrow down a country/age/style.
     
  3. AAlkis

    AAlkis New Member

    its about 45x33cm
     

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  4. Any Jewelry

    Any Jewelry Well-Known Member

  5. blooey

    blooey Well-Known Member

    looks French to me, I'll go see if I have that mark in one of my books ..back in a bit:bookworm:
    <edit> ok, I'm back - not any mark in the French section but a couple of possibilities in the English section:jawdrop:

    1. Early Carter, Stabler and Adams mark

    2. Jean-Charles Cazin (French but worked mainly in London)

    good luck!
     
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  6. AAlkis

    AAlkis New Member

    Thanks! Somebody told me that this might be Islamic? It looks like arabic language
     
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  7. blooey

    blooey Well-Known Member

    As far as I know, not much if any porcelain was produced in the Islamic world, pottery yes, lots, porcelain? Nope.

    I still think you are dealing with a monogram written in the "regular" alphabet.

    Could you take a picture less tightly cropped so we can see the form and scale of the piece?
     
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  8. AAlkis

    AAlkis New Member

    I cant take new photo at the moment sorry.. its 33cm tall, interior max diameter is around 45cm, neck and bottom diameter is 33cm
     
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  9. komokwa

    komokwa The Truth is out there...!

    i think they were guessing.......
     
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  10. Debora

    Debora Well-Known Member

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  11. Any Jewelry

    Any Jewelry Well-Known Member

    I'm with the others, there is nothing Islamic about this vase (cache-pot?). Not in the style of the decoration and not in the mark.
     
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  12. kentworld

    kentworld Well-Known Member

    I’m stumped. I see a K and a C or G. But maybe that’s not the correct orientation?
     
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  13. AAlkis

    AAlkis New Member

    Here is a photo that you can see the shape better
     

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  14. blooey

    blooey Well-Known Member

    After a few days puzzling over this vase, I realized there was something very familiar about the beast and shield motif and the "French Renaissance" feel I got from it ...... Today, that memory "jog" set me off on a trail I hadn't been down for many a moon ..

    About 20 years ago, I was fortunate enough to acquire and sell a large-ish pair of Emile Gallé candelabra like these - (mine were polychrome, however)

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    So this morning I started looking around for other Gallé pottery and porcelain and ran across a piece, also in cobalt blue and gold, like the OP's ..pruduced by
    Keller & Guerin ...that monogram on the OP's vase did look like it had a "K" and "G" in it ...maybe, just maybe .. Yes, that's was it!

    Emile Gallé for Keller and Guerin.

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    https://www.etsy.com/hk-en/listing/725747247/antique-emile-galle-for-keller-guerin
     
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  15. blooey

    blooey Well-Known Member

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  16. AAlkis

    AAlkis New Member

    Thank you very much!!! 37 euros for porcelain and gold?? omg even a Chinese similar item produced in 2019 with those materials would cost more!
     
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  17. i need help

    i need help Well-Known Member

    Nice Work, Blooey! :)
     
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  18. blooey

    blooey Well-Known Member

    Just trying to keep up with you INH:bucktooth:
     
  19. AAlkis

    AAlkis New Member

    whose signature is this? I am searching and i cant find any similar! Its Emile Gallé or keller and guerin?
     
  20. blooey

    blooey Well-Known Member

    I'm suggesting it is an Emile Gallé design, executed and produced by Keller and Guerin at Luneville. Seems reasonable, considering they did collaborate. Signature is Keller and Guerin.

    I should also mention that the candelabrum I showed earlier had no Gallé signature either, were simply signed St. Clement.
     
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