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Sarreguemines Ceramic Vase, Art Nouveau Period, France, circa 1890
By Sarreguemines
Located in Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
Sarreguemines ceramic vase, Art Nouveau Period, France, circa 1890.
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Antique 1890s French Art Nouveau Vases

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Ceramic

Baccarat Art Nouveau Vase
By Baccarat
Located in Litchfield, CT
Circa 1890s, by Baccarat, France. Strewn with gilt flowers and leaves, this stunning Art Nouveau vase by the renowned house of Baccarat is perfect for any décor. The subtlety of the ...
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Antique 1890s French Art Nouveau Vases

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Art Glass

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H 13.50 in. Dm 5.13 in.
Ceramic Vase Signed Ernst Wahliss, Vienna, Art Nouveau Period, circa 1890
By Ernst Wahliss
Located in Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
Ceramic vase signed Ernst Wahliss, Vienna, Art Nouveau period, circa 1890.
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Antique 1890s Austrian Art Nouveau Vases

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Ceramic

Art Nouveau Bavarian Porcelain Lustre-Glazed Vase, circa 1890
Located in New York, NY
Art Nouveau Bavarian porcelain lustre-glazed vase, circa 1890.
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Antique 1890s Vases

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Porcelain

Alfred Renoleau. French Art Nouveau Unique Vase in Glazed Ceramics, circa 1890
Located in Copenhagen, Denmark
Alfred Renoleau. French Art Nouveau unique vase in glazed ceramics, circa 1890. Measures: 37 x 14 cm. In very good condition. Stamped.
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Antique 1890s French Art Nouveau Vases

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Ceramic

Pair of French Art Nouveau Bronze Vases with Flowers in Relief, circa 1890
Located in Copenhagen, Denmark
A pair of French Art Nouveau bronze vases with flowers in relief, circa 1890. In very good condition. Measures: 29.5 x 12.5 cm.
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Antique 1890s French Art Nouveau Vases

1890´s Danish Art Nouveau Lizard Vase by Lauritz Jensen for P. Ibsens Enke
By Lauritz Jensen
Located in Knebel, DK
Danish Art Nouveau lizard vase by Lauritz Jensen for Ibsens Enke in 1899. The art nuveau vase that feature a very well made lively lizard on the frontside of the vase chasing a be...
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Early 20th Century Danish Art Nouveau Vases

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Ceramic

Loetz Candia Papillon Art Nouveau Vase
Located in Dallas, TX
Loetz Iridescent and oil spot Flared Neck Art glass Floriform Goose neck vase. Candia Papillon vase Austria Iridescent glass Unsigned Circa 1898 Art Nouveau Measures: Height:...
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Antique 1890s Czech Art Nouveau Vases

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Art Glass

Antique Art Nouveau Vase from Eichwald
Located in Bastogne, BE
- Antique vase in the form of a carriage with a swan from Eichwald - With a brand mark and product number - Art Nouveau style - The end of the 19th century.
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Antique 1890s Austrian Art Nouveau Vases

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Ceramic

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H 22.45 in. W 7.09 in. D 11.42 in.
Art Nouveau Original Vases, Silvered, Signed
By Various Artists
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A matching large pair of the pixy vases by J. Carnier signed at the bottom. Missing the inside liners. Appears to have been re-plated in silver some time ago. No dents ar damages, At...
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Antique 1890s European Art Nouveau Vases

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Spelter

Art Nouveau Rock Crystal Vase by Webb
By Thomas Webb & Sons
Located in Litchfield, CT
Circa 1890, Webb, England. This outstanding rock crystal vase is a sophisticated illustration of Webb’s nineteenth century work. From its curvaceous baluster shape to its gorgeous Ar...
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Antique 1890s English Art Nouveau Vases

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Crystal

1890 Iridescent Art Nouveau Glass Vase
Located in New York, NY
Fine example of Art Nouveau glass, hand-blown to a lily shape with an iridescent turquoise and rose finish in the style of Johann Loetz Witwe, an important art glass manufacturer in ...
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1890s Art Nouveau More Art

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Glass

Large Austrian Art Nouveau Two-Handled Maroon Ground Pottery Vase, circa 1890
Located in New York, NY
Decorated with pheasants and peacocks in gilt.
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Antique 1890s Austrian Vases

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Pottery

Beautiful Pair of Hjorth Art Nouveau Terracotta Bowls, circa 1890s
Located in Copenhagen, Denmark
A beautiful pair of Hjorth Art Nouveau terracotta bowls, circa 1890s. Measures: 11.5 cm x 5 cm. In perfect condition. Stamped. Model Number 761.  
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Antique 1890s Danish Art Nouveau Vases

Huge WMF Tin Silver Plated Art Nouveau Vase
By WMF Württembergische Metallwarenfabrik
Located in Weiningen, CH
Huge WMF tin silver plated Art Nouveau vase with female figure and putto.
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Antique 1890s German Art Nouveau Vases

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Silver Plate, Pewter

Villeroy & Boch Mettlach Art Nouveau Stoneware Vase, 1896
By Villeroy & Boch
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
A stunning German Villeroy Boch Mettlach Art Nouveau vase of squat rounded shape with floral and panel designs dating from 1896. The vase stands on a rounded pedestal foot with the r...
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Antique 1890s German Art Nouveau Vases

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Ceramic

Minton Art Nouveau Floral Decorated Twin Handled Vase
By Minton
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Art Nouveau Minton floral painted twin handled art pottery vase dating from around 1900. The lightly potted vase stands on an oval domed pedestal foot with tear drop shaped body, cup...
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Antique 1890s English Art Nouveau Vases

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Pottery

Vase by Thorvald Bindesbøll Art Nouveau, Denmark, circa 1891
By Thorvald Bindesbøll
Located in New York, NY
Unique earthenware vessel inscribed with foliage and glazed in blue, green and yellow. Signed with monogram and dated. Made at the Eifrigs workshop, Valby. OUR REFERENCE N6983
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Antique 1890s Danish Art Nouveau Vases

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Ceramic

Hjorth / Ipsen's, Bornholm, Art Nouveau Art Pottery Vase in Bindesboll Style
Located in Copenhagen, Denmark
Hjorth / Ipsen's, Bornholm, Art Nouveau art pottery vase in Bindesboll style. Approximately 1890s. Measures: 29 cm. X 15 cm. In perfect condition. Stamped "BC"?.
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Antique 1890s Danish Art Nouveau Vases

Museum Quality Monumental German Art Nouveau Jasperware Figural Vase 1895
By Aelteste Volkstedter Porzellanmanufaktur
Located in Rancho Mirage, CA
Monumental and exceedingly rare jasperware earthenware vase with large maiden atop an organic and stylized “wave” design vessel in an Art Nouveau style. Marked on the underneath with...
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Antique 1890s German Art Nouveau Vases

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Porcelain

Belgian Art Nouveau Large Twin Handled Green Glazed Art Pottery Vase
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
A very large and heavily made Art Nouveau twin handled vase decorated in green glazes believed to be of Belgian origin and dating from around 1900. The large earthenware vase is of r...
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Antique 1890s Belgian Art Nouveau Vases

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Earthenware

Exceptional Art Nouveau 3D Silver Overlay Vase, Alvin Mfg
By Alvin Silver Manufacturing Company
Located in Riverdale, NY
Exceptionally rare silver overlay vase by Alvin Mfg Co. of Providence Rhode Island from the late 19th century. This vase is a tour de force of Art Nouveau silver work on glass. The...
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Antique 1890s American Art Nouveau Vases

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Silver

Colossal Antique Emile Gallé Vase in Frosted and Orange Art Glass, 1890s
Located in Copenhagen, Denmark
Colossal antique Emile Gallé vase in frosted and orange art glass carved in the form of flowers and foliage. Japanism, 1890s. Museum quality. Measures: 45.5 x 16.2 cm. In excellent...
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Antique 1890s French Art Nouveau Vases

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Art Glass

Art Nouveau Large Vase in Faience, Gunnar Wennerberg, Gustafsberg, 1898
Located in Copenhagen, Denmark
Art Nouveau large vase in faience, Gunnar Wennerberg, Gustafsberg 1898. Measures: 35 cm. x 23 cm. Signed Gustafsberg, Wennerberg 1898. In perfect condition. Natural crackles.
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Antique 1890s Swedish Art Nouveau Vases

Art Nouveau Vase (Antique )Silver Plate Mermaid, Signed and Dated 1897
Located in Los Angeles, CA
An Art Nouveau mermaid vase with a lot of details applied to the vase. Mermaid sitting on a large shell with lizard on the side. It was a presentation trophy to someone. If you can r...
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Antique 1890s German Art Nouveau Vases

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Spelter

Majolica Stork Vase Delphin Massier, circa 1890
By Delphin Massier
Located in The Hills, TX
Elegant and rare Majolica stork with a bamboo vase signed Delphin Massier, circa 1890. The Massier are known for the quality of their unique enamels and paintings. The Massier famil...
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Antique 1890s French Art Nouveau Vases

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Majolica

Daum Nancy Art Nouveau Rosehip Cameo Glass Vase, circa 1900
By Daum
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
A stunning French Art Nouveau Daum Frères rosehip cameo glass vase wheel cut with raised designs in colored enamels on an etched ground with a raised cameo 'Daum Nancy' and a croix d...
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Antique 1890s French Art Nouveau Vases

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Glass

Royal Copenhagen Unique Art Nouveau Vase by Marianne Host, 1896
By Marianne Hoest, Royal Copenhagen
Located in Copenhagen, DK
Royal Copenhagen unique Art Nouveau Vase by Marianne Host from 1896. Measures 42cm high and 11cm diameter at the top rim and is in perfect condition.
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Antique 1890s Danish Art Nouveau Vases

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Porcelain

Vase Louis Comfort Tiffany Iridescent Favrile Glass 1896 Orange Art Nouveau
By Louis Comfort Tiffany
Located in Vienna, AT
Vase Louis Comfort Tiffany Iridescent Favrile Glass 1896 American Art Nouveau The company Louis Comfort Tiffany was one of the most important and famous art manufactures in Americ...
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Antique 1890s American Art Nouveau Vases

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Glass, Art Glass

Art Nouveau Sterling Silver and Glass Mini Vase
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Art Nouveau Sterling Silver and Glass Vase Product details: Sterling Silver and glass mini vase featuring flower motif The bottom of the vase stamped with the makers mark and STERL...
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1890s Vases

Art Nouveau Vase with Painted Guilt Decoration of Poppies and Butterfly
Located in Beuzevillette, FR
Superb Art Nouveau blown vase with gilt decoration of poppies and butterfly. Gilt mark at the bottom. age and use with some rubbing of the edge of the base. France End of 19th o...
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Antique 1890s French Art Nouveau Vases

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Glass

Art Nouveau Hand Painted Ceramic Wedgewood Marsden Vase with Floral Patterns
By Wedgewood
Located in New York, NY
This elegant Art Nouveau vase was realized in the England by the storied maker Wedgwood circa 1890. It features Art Nouveau stylized foliate patterns in caramel and crimson with an i...
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Antique 1890s English Art Nouveau Vases

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Ceramic, Paint

Art Nouveau Hand Blown Vase with Transparent Enamel Hand Painted Poppies
Located in Great Barrington, MA
This shapely and beautifully decorated, hand blown vase is hand painted in the Art Nouveau style and favourite subject-Poppies! The all-over transparent enamel painting depicts layer...
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Antique 1890s European Art Nouveau Vases

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Glass

Majolica Rose Vase Delphin Massier, circa 1890
By Delphin Massier
Located in The Hills, TX
Spectacular Majolica rose vase signed Delphin Massier, circa 1890. The Massier family are known for the quality of their unique enamels and paintings. They produced an incredible wh...
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Antique 1890s French Art Nouveau Vases

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Majolica, Ceramic, Faience

Art Nouveau Ceramic Vase Relief Poppies Flower Sang de Boeuf and Celadon Glaze
Located in Munich, DE
This magnificent Art Nouveau vase has been adorned with a honeycomb pattern and a sang de boeuf and celadon colored glaze.
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Antique 1890s European Art Nouveau Vases

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Ceramic

Pair of Large Art Nouveau Blown Glass and Enamel Vases by Legras, France
By François-Théodore Legras
Located in Merida, Yucatan
Pair of large Art Nouveau hand blown and hand enameled glass by François Theodore Legras in France, circa. 1890. Decorated in a clear Art Nouveau style, both vases present three sid...
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Antique 1890s French Art Nouveau Vases

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Enamel

Majolica Parrots Double Vase Delphin Massier, circa 1890
By Delphin Massier
Located in The Hills, TX
Colorful Majolica double vase with two parrots, the vase are decorated with painted pink flowers signed Delphin Massier, circa 1890.  
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Antique 1890s French Art Nouveau Vases

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Majolica

Monumental 19th Century Choisy-le-Roi Art Nouveau Vase, Artist Signed
By Choisy-le-Roi
Located in Great Barrington, MA
This is an extraordinary French monumental porcelain vase which is the embodiment of Art Nouveau decoration. Hand-painted polychrome enamels depicting a semi-nude female figure in a ...
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Antique 1890s French Art Nouveau Vases

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Porcelain

19th Rare French Majolica Cyclamens Vase Jean Massier
By Massier Art Pottery
Located in The Hills, TX
19th rare French Majolica Cyclamens vase signed Jean Massier.
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Antique 1890s French Art Nouveau Vases

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Ceramic

Pair of Art Nouveau 19th Century Wedgewood Marsden Vases with Foliate Designs
By Wedgewood
Located in New York, NY
This elegant pair of Art Nouveau vases were realized in England circa 1890 by the esteemed maker Wedgewood. They have a circular base and bulbous bodies that tapers to its neck befor...
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Antique 1890s British Art Nouveau Vases

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Ceramic, Paint

Glazed Ceramic Barbotine Vase with Flowers and Bird, France, circa 1890
By Barbotine
Located in Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
Glazed Ceramic Barbotine vase with flowers and bird, France, circa 1890. Art Nouveau period.    
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Antique 1890s French Art Nouveau Vases

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Ceramic

Karl Hansen Reistrup for Kähler, Antique Vase in Glazed Ceramics, 1890s
Located in Copenhagen, Denmark
Karl Hansen Reistrup for Kähler. Antique vase in glazed ceramics. Beautiful luster glaze, 1890s. Measures: 21 x 9.5 cm. In excellent condition. Signed: HAK.  
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Antique 1890s Danish Art Nouveau Vases

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Ceramic

Glazed Ceramic Vase Signed Longchamp Terre De Fer, France, circa 1890
By Longchamp
Located in Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
Glazed ceramic vase signed Longchamp Terre De Fer, France, circa 1890.
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Antique 1890s French Art Nouveau Vases

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Ceramic

Karl Hansen Reistrup for Kähler, Antique Vase in Glazed Ceramics, 1890s
Located in Copenhagen, Denmark
Karl Hansen Reistrup for Kähler. Antique vase in glazed ceramics. Beautiful crackle luster glaze. 1890s. Measures: 9 x 6.5 cm. In excellent condition with signs of use. Signed.
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Antique 1890s Danish Art Nouveau Vases

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Ceramic

Karl Hansen Reistrup for Kähler, Antique Vase in Glazed Ceramics, 1890s
Located in Copenhagen, Denmark
Karl Hansen Reistrup for Kähler. Antique vase in glazed ceramics. Beautiful luster glaze, 1890s. Measures: 23.5 x 12.5 cm. In excellent condition. Signed: HAK.
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Antique 1890s Danish Art Nouveau Vases

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Ceramic

Large Art Nouveau Royal Copenhagen Glazed and Painted Porcelain Vase, Dated 1896
Located in New York, NY
The cylindrical vessel with everted trumpet form rim, decorated with windmills in a landscape around the base, further decorated with a frieze of diaphanously clad maidens bearing fa...
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Antique 1890s Danish Vases

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Porcelain

Majolica Amphora Vase with Putties by B. Bloch, Bohemia, circa 1890
By Bernhard Bloch
Located in Lichtenberg, AT
Large, one of a kind Art Nouveau Majolica vase made by the famous majolica/ ceramic manufactory of Bernhard Bloch in Bohemia around 1890. This unique shaped majolica vase is adorned ...
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Antique Late 19th Century Czech Art Nouveau Vases

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Majolica

Pair 19th Century French Art Nouveau Period Cassolettes by Moreau
Located in Dallas, TX
Pair 19th century French Art Nouveau Period Cassolettes by Moreau is a masterpiece of the style, rendered by one of France's most famous family of sculptors! Although Louis Auguste M...
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Antique 1890s French Art Nouveau Vases

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Spelter

Pair of Glazed Ceramic Flower Vases by Delphin Massier, France, circa 1890
By Delphin Massier
Located in Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
Pair of glazed ceramic flower vases by Delphin Massier, France, circa 1890.
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Antique Late 19th Century French Art Nouveau Vases

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Ceramic

Art Noveau Saint-Clement Faiencerie Vase with Handles Black Ceramic
By Saint-Clément
Located in Prato, Tuscany
We kindly suggest you read the whole description, because with it we try to give you detailed technical and historical information to guarantee the authenticity of our objects. Part...
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Antique 1890s French Art Nouveau Vases

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Ceramic

19th Century Pink Glass Vase with Enamel Paintings, Austria, circa 1890
Located in Lichtenberg, AT
Unusual 19th century pink glass vase with enamel paintings coming from Austria, circa 1890. The bulbous mouthblown body shows painted leaves and a butterfly as well as some additiona...
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Early 20th Century Austrian Art Nouveau Vases

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Enamel

Villeroy & Boch Mettlach Enameled Islamic Design Art Pottery Vase
By Mettlach
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
A stylish German Art Nouveau bulbous vase applied with stylized Islamic floral patterning by Villeroy & Boch Mettlach dating from around 1895. The vase stands on a narrow round foot ...
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Antique 1890s Belgian Art Nouveau Vases

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Ceramic

Louis Comfort Tiffany Gold Favrile Art Glass Cabinet Vase, LCT, circa 1898
By Louis Comfort Tiffany
Located in Rancho Mirage, CA
Offering this diminutive Louis Comfort Tiffany gold Favrile iridescent art glass vase. This vase features a tapered cylindrical body with smaller flared lip. Signed on the underneath...
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Antique 1890s American Art Nouveau Vases

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Art Glass

Wilhelm Schiller & Son Tall Majolica Art Pottery Vase with Fish
By Wilhelm Schiller & Son
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
A large and unusual Austrian majolica art pottery vase decorated with fish swimming amidst seaweed by Wilhelm Schiller & Sohn and dating from around 1900. The tall lightly potted ear...
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Antique 1890s Austrian Art Nouveau Vases

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Earthenware

Clément Massier Vase
Located in New York, NY
Clément Massier vase design by Lucien Levy Design . Glazed ceramic. Signed and stamped at the bottom.
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Antique 1890s French Art Nouveau Vases

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Ceramic

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H 6.3 in. Dm 9.4 in.
Art Nouveau Barber Bottle, Hand Blown Amethyst Glass, circa 1890, Mary Gregory
By Mary Gregory
Located in Petaluma, CA
This period Art Nouveau bottle was used to hold Vegederma, a skin product. The beautiful young girl on the front is done by Mary Gregory. If you look up her work you will see glass w...
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Antique Late 19th Century American Art Nouveau Bottles

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Metal

Emile Gallé Landscape Vase
By Emile Gallé
Located in London, GB
A very fine early 20th century Art Nouveau cameo glass vase decorated with a multi colored landscape against a pink field with very fine color and detail, signed Gallé.
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Antique 1890s French Art Nouveau Vases

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Glass

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H 10.24 in. W 3.94 in. D 2.37 in.
Tiffany Studios Favrile Glass Vase
By Tiffany Studios
Located in New York, NY
A Favrile glass vase by Tiffany Studios New York. The vase has a background of iridescent medium and turquoise blue swirls that is overlaid with thick opaque pink geometric decoratio...
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Antique 1890s American Art Nouveau Vases

Daum Nancy "Ombelle" Cameo Glass Vase
By Daum
Located in New York, NY
This cameo glass "Ombelle" vase by French Art Nouveau masters, Daum Nancy, features a rounded body of smooth, light candy pink glass decorated by two delicate umbel blooms in green c...
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Antique 1890s French Art Nouveau Vases

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Art Glass

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H 9 in. W 6.75 in. D 3.5 in.
Fine Galle Cameo Glass Cabinet Vase
By Emile Gallé
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Fine Galle Cameo glass cabinet vase, with lavender cameo floral decoration, signed in the glass. Measure: The opening is 1.75" diameter.
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Antique 1890s French Art Nouveau Vases

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Art Glass

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Art Nouveau Vase 1890 For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the art nouveau vase 1890 you’re looking for at 1stDibs. Frequently made of ceramic, glass and art glass, every art nouveau vase 1890 was constructed with great care. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer art nouveau vase 1890, there are earlier versions available from the 19th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 20th Century. An art nouveau vase 1890 is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Art Nouveau and Art Deco styles are sought with frequency. A well-made art nouveau vase 1890 has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Royal Copenhagen, Emile Gallé and Loetz Glass are consistently popular.

How Much is a Art Nouveau Vase 1890?

Prices for an art nouveau vase 1890 start at $75 and top out at $49,500 with the average selling for $2,450.

A Close Look at art-nouveau Furniture

Art Nouveau was a modernizing movement in the decorative arts that developed in France and Britain in the early 1880s and quickly became a dominant aesthetic style in Western Europe and the United States. In its sinuous lines and flamboyant curves inspired by the natural world, Art Nouveau furniture, jewelry and graphic design reflected a desire for freedom from the stuffy social and artistic strictures of the Victorian era.

Art Nouveau can be easily identified by its lush, flowing forms suggested by flowers and plants, as well as the lissome tendrils of sea life. The signature motif is the "whiplash" curve — a deep, narrow, dynamic parabola that appears as an element in everything from chair arms to cabinetry and mirror frames. The visual vocabulary of Art Nouveau was particularly influenced by the soft colors and abstract images of nature seen in Japanese art prints, which arrived in large numbers in the West after open trade was forced upon Japan in the 1860s. The style quickly reached a wide audience in Europe via advertising posters, book covers, illustrations and other work by such artists as Aubrey Beardsley, Henri Toulouse-Lautrec and Alphonse Mucha. While all Art Nouveau designs share common formal elements, different countries and regions produced their own variants.

In Scotland, the architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh developed a singular, restrained look based on scale rather than ornament; a style best known from his narrow chairs with exceedingly tall backs, designed for Glasgow tea rooms. Meanwhile in France, Hector Guimard — whose iconic 1896 entry arches for the Paris Metro are still in use — and Louis Majorelle produced chairs, desks, bed frames and cabinets with sweeping lines and rich veneers. The Art Nouveau movement was known as Jugendstil ("Youth Style") in Germany, and in Austria the designers of the Vienna Secession group — notably Koloman Moser, Josef Hoffmann and Joseph Maria Olbrich — produced a relatively austere iteration of the Art Nouveau style, which mixed curving and geometric elements.

Art Nouveau revitalized all of the applied arts. Ceramists such as Ernest Chaplet and Edmond Lachenal created new forms covered in novel and rediscovered glazes that produced thick, foam-like finishes. Bold vases, bowls and lighting designs in acid-etched and marquetry cameo glass by Émile Gallé and the Daum Freres appeared in France, while in New York the glass workshop-cum-laboratory of Louis Comfort Tiffany — the core of what eventually became a multimedia decorative-arts manufactory called Tiffany Studios — brought out buoyant pieces in opalescent favrile glass. Jewelry design was revolutionized, as settings, for the first time, were emphasized as much as, or more than, gemstones. A favorite Art Nouveau jewelry motif was insects (think of Tiffany, in his famed Dragonflies glass lampshade).

Like a mayfly, Art Nouveau was short-lived. The sensuous, languorous style fell out of favor early in the 20th century, deemed perhaps too light and insubstantial for European tastes in the aftermath of World War I. But as the designs on 1stDibs demonstrate, Art Nouveau retains its power to fascinate and seduce.

There are ways to tastefully integrate a touch of Art Nouveau into even the most modern interior — browse an extraordinary collection of original antique Art Nouveau furniture on 1stDibs, which includes decorative objects, seating, tables, garden elements and more.