Add this store to favorites. Small glass paste vase, signed Daum Nancy, decorated cleared acid amid orange-yellow small flowers wallflowers, vintage Art Nouveau late nineteenth and early XXth centuries. This vase is in good condition and is of high quality. It is signed on the side. A note: small sliver neck, slight defect enameling at a leaf, micro-scratches time, see photos.
__________________________________ molten glass: glass processing known since antiquity (pline), rediscovered by h. Cros 1880, which sought fusible material workable in the pasty or liquid state.
This is a colored crystal, previously pulverized and mixed with water, added with a binder to compose a paste; it becomes hard after firing and translucent to then be modeled as a sculpture and colorful. Glass paste is true otient by amalgamating cold glasses and enamels crushed.
The paste is then molded and subjected to baking in a mold for lost wax; under the effect of heat agglomerate the components. (Dictionary larousse antiques and flea market). Following the 1870 war, Jean Daum (1825-1885), notary in Bitche, sells his study and opts for France. He moved to Nancy in 1876 and bought in 1878 a glass. In 1878, he associates his son august.
At his death in 1885, august takes only the direction of the glass before being joined in 1887 by his brother Antonin. Production of glass will move towards artistic creation. The brothers prepare between 1889 and 1891 the creation of an art department that is entrusted to Antonin. Augustus gives it all means work to attend the wake dug by Emile gallé in glass art nouveau. The 1900 World Expo brings international recognition with the awarding of a prize.
In 1901, Daum will base with majorelle artists and e. Gallé the School of Nancy, the spearhead of the new art. The company continues to participate in major exhibitions: Barcelona in 1923, international exhibition of art deco in Paris in 1925 colonial exhibition in Paris in 1931. In the 1920s, Paul directs production to art deco to the loss of public interest in the new art.
The crystal still exists and its production is internationally known for the quality of these creations. Diameter: 3.5 cm neck / max 6.5 cm height: 12.5 cm. The item \The seller is \This article can be shipped worldwide.