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This French art pottery is marked Jean Massier & Cie. The company was formed by Jean and Henri, sons of Delphin Massier, but was only in business for about 3 years in the early 20th century. So to go along with this unusual form and coloring, the vase is almost certainly uncommon or rare. The glaze combines a lavender and pine green or teal coloring. It's not a combination I'd think of, but it certainly works here. The mark isn't a clear impression, but there's enough to be sure of the origin.
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