Add this store to favorites. Small vase vase double glass paste, decorated with flowers and thistles foliage, signed richard, vintage new beginning XXth century art.
This vase is in good condition. A note: some light scratches and wear of time, see photos.Is a musician, painter and French glassmaker, whose real name René Billa. He signs his works richard, he took this nickname in tribute to Wagner. Musician and trained pianist he entered the Paris Conservatory in 1895. Encouraged by Rita Strohl, richard burgsthal launches into the paint and translated into large colorful visions watercolors that he inspired the music. The meeting with Gustave Fayet in 1910 to Barbazanges gallery in Paris where he exhibited his works will be decisive.
The wealthy merchant, philanthropist and collector, lengage to decorate the abbey Fontfroide in Narbonne then, from 1912, to make stained glass. Burgsthal thus achieved in 1912 decorations. From 1912, with Gustave Fayet acquiring a sandpit and glassware fine sands of the Chevreuse Valley, richard burgsthal sinstalle to bièvres.He developed his own oven and its own manufacturing techniques. It multiplies the trials glassware sablons until he discovers the charters of blue in April 1913, the ruby red in July. A Parisian publisher Edmond Etling will perform Richard vessels between 1920 and 1929 by Johann Loetz witwe in South Bohemia in Klostermühle. After 1925, richard burgsthal continue to create modern stained glass but especially restore old windows (Cathedral Albi, Carcassonne cathedral, Narbonne, St Bertrand de Comminges). Diameter: 4.8 cm Height: 15.5 cm. The seller is \This article can be shipped worldwide.