It's signed on the side. Note: slight dirt, small manufacturing defects (visible at the collar and on the body), tiny micro-shards in the ass (almost invisible), slight wear of time. Glass paste: treatment of glass known from antiquity (pline), rediscovered by h. Cros around 1880, which was looking for a fuse material that could be worked in a pasty or liquid state.
It is a coloured crystal, previously powdered and mixed with water, added to a binder to make a paste; this after cooking becomes hard and translucent to be then modeled as a sculpture and colored. The real glass paste is removed by cold-blending glasses and crushed enamels. The dough is then moulded and cooked in a lost wax pan; under the effect of the heat, the constituent elements clump together. (larousse dictionary of antiques and antiques). He was founder and first president of the school in 1901.
A child of art and commerce, he was one of the most prominent figures in applied arts in his day and one of the pioneers of art nouveau. Diameter: 5.5 cm / collar 1.8 cm height: 9.8 cm. The item \"small vase soliflore glass paste emile galled orchids art nouveau xixè\" is on sale since Thursday, June 18, 2020.It is in the category \"ceramics, glass-glass, crystal-big French names,tulips, soliflores\". The seller is \"antique-delaval\" and is located at/in valves. This item can be delivered anywhere in the world.