Featured Henry Pli ceramic vase with cherubs. Any more info?

Discussion in 'Pottery, Glass, and Porcelain' started by sunday silence, Jan 10, 2021.

  1. sunday silence

    sunday silence Well-Known Member

    Pif was known for bronze sculptures and occasionally a vase with bronze coating. This one is ceramic, 18" high, the only one I see similar is a huge one sold at Bonhams (i'll post that link in second post) any ideas on who made this? here are pics of the vase:

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  2. ulilwitch

    ulilwitch Well-Known Member

    Oh my gosh. I really don't know if I like it or not. It looks like a drowning dog. I hope it isn't.
     
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  3. Bronwen

    Bronwen Well-Known Member

    Might help to get his name spelled correctly:Henri Honoré Plé.
     
  4. komokwa

    komokwa The Truth is out there...!

    it's a fish.and the kids are casting a fishing net......
    look for a coastal potter.
     
  5. Bronwen

    Bronwen Well-Known Member

  6. Bronwen

    Bronwen Well-Known Member

    I'm not sure why it is thought to be by someone other than Plé?
     
  7. ulilwitch

    ulilwitch Well-Known Member

    I am so glad to hear that. I thought it looked like an Irish setter in distress.
     
  8. Any Jewelry

    Any Jewelry Well-Known Member

    I am sure the kiddies would have rescued it if it were.:)
     
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  9. komokwa

    komokwa The Truth is out there...!

    this is so not my style.......but.....the more I look at it.....the more I'm drawn to it... I guess the maker....was very good !!

    ( & i see yet more fish.....) :)
     
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