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Author Topic: Victorian? French Vase = Edouard Henry Dreyfous  (Read 8204 times)

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Offline dinklepip

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Victorian? French Vase = Edouard Henry Dreyfous
« on: March 09, 2006, 06:47:59 PM »
picked this up from my local auction the other day and have not been able to find anything on the net as regards the gilded sig.  E Dreyfuss ???? Paris.

anyone able to enlighten me as to age and poss maker
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« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2006, 07:06:11 PM »
fait a Paris - Made in Paris?
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« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2006, 07:20:05 PM »
I think it says E Dreyfous;

http://www.royalcollection.org.uk/eGallery/maker.asp?maker=DREYFOUSE

Not much info around though.
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« Reply #3 on: March 09, 2006, 08:06:10 PM »
thanks so much for your help, gives me a little something to go on  :D

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« Reply #4 on: March 09, 2006, 10:19:52 PM »
Emile Dreyfous. Here is a bio of part of the family:

http://www.ourfamilybios.com/fjd.html
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« Reply #5 on: March 10, 2006, 12:54:09 AM »
:?: Frank - I ran a search through the pages that you linked to, but found no hits for "emile". Have a missed something here?
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« Reply #6 on: March 10, 2006, 08:42:07 AM »
Try this page http://www.ourfamilybios.com/page7.html

He appear to have been a desiger of luxury goods or decorating artist but as his family move in more upper class circles this might not have seemed the most appropriate career for a gentleman. Certainly he is hardly mentioned anywhere.
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« Reply #7 on: March 10, 2006, 05:52:17 PM »
Ok, thanks Frank - My "Find text" function worked this time and I found the Emile you referred to. But I still don't see any info to suggest it's the E. Dreyfous of "Dinklepips" queried piece.

I can, however, make sense of it possibly being the "Edouard Henry Dreyfous" mentioned in Della's link, as it is said that he was a London retailer. And "Fait a Paris", with his "E. Drefous" signature could fit quite well.
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« Reply #8 on: March 10, 2006, 07:00:14 PM »
There is actiually quite a lot of stuff with this signature and it all has a common theme of luxury knick-knacks it was one of those that had emile in the description, though it was in French. So I looked for emile and got that article, it seemed to tie in.
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« Reply #9 on: March 11, 2006, 02:04:25 PM »
any idea of age Frank

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