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"Femme Au Pieuvre" French Art Nouveau Glazed Ceramic Inkwell by Rupert Carabin

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A French Art Nouveau "Femme-Pieuvre," brown glazed ceramic inkwell by Rupert Carabin, wherein a woman ecstatically rips open the head of an octopus, spilling its ink, circa 1897. Pictured in: "The Paris Salons 1895-1914, volume IV: Ceramics and Glass" by Alastair Duncan, p.76; "L'Oeuvre de Rupert Carabin 1862-1932, Catalogue D'exposition, Galerie du Luxembourg", 1974, pp.229 and 232; "Art Nouveau, Sculpture" by Alastair Duncan, Academy Edition, 1978, p.20; and in: "Le Modern style" by Laurence Buffet-Challié, p.74, plat 2. Signed, stamped artist's cipher.       

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  • Creator
    François-Rupert Carabin (Sculptor)
  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1897
  • Period
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dimensions
    H 8.5 in. x Dm 8 in.H 21.59 cm x Dm 20.32 cm
  • Diameter
    8 in. (20.32 cm)
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Seller Reference Number
    S17869
  • Reference Number
    LU88546840873
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