Ferdinand Faivre & Edmond Lachenal ( 1855-1948).



Ed Lachenal Ceramist, F. Faivre Sculptor.
Inkwell in blue glazed earthenware decorated with a winged woman surrounded by plants.
Handwritten signature Lachenal in the back of the piece.
Model exposed at the time of the show of the National Society of the Fine arts in 1899.
Period : circa 1899
In good condition, some enamel missing, see pictures.
Missing the containers.
H : 26 cm
L : 46 cm

This model of inkwell with naiad was presented at the Salon de la Société des Beaux-Arts in 1899. 

Ferdinand Faivre was a student of Cavalier, Allar and Ernest Barrias.
Present at the Salon des Artistes Français from 1882 to 1925, he won a bronze medal at the Universal Exhibition of 1900.

Many of Faivre's works can be seen in large decorative statuary through commissions from the French State or the City of Paris.
Published in bronze, pewter, silverware or ceramics by Siot-Decauville, Edmond Lachenal or Dalpayrat who was one of his publishers. 

Bibliography : Etains 1900 Philippe Dahan ed. de l'Amateur. p 131 ; The Paris Salons 1895-1914 ceramics & glass Alastair Duncan p. 271. 

REF: 138. SOLD

The Paris Salons 1895-1914 Ceramics & Glass Duncan Alaistair. P271