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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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Cameo Glass Bowl by Daum Nancy
By Daum
Located in New Orleans, LA
Leafy pendants adorn this fine cameo glass bowl by Daum, known for their singular pieces of art glass of the utmost quality. Daum has remained an important name in French glass produ...
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Early 20th Century French Art Nouveau Decorative Bowls

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H 3.25 in. Dm 11 in.
French Daum Nancy attr. Art Nouveau Cameo Glass Mushroom Vase
By Daum
Located in Niederdorfelden, Hessen
French Daum Nancy attr. Art Nouveau cameo glass mushroom vase from the turn of the century. Wheel cut with raised designs in colored enamels on an etched ground with a raised cameo...
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Antique Early 1900s French Art Nouveau Vases

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Blown Glass

Daum Nancy French Art Nouveau Miniature Cameo Glass Vase with Violets
By Daum
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
An exceptional French Art Nouveau Daum Frères Violets miniature cameo glass vase wheel cut with raised designs in colored enamels on an etched ground dating from around 1900. The tal...
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Antique Early 1900s French Art Nouveau Vases

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Blown Glass

Daum Nancy Cameo Landscape Pink Vase Lamp
By Daum
Located in Dallas, TX
A acid etched cameo art nouveau pink landscape vase tastefully mounted as a multi luminescent lamp. Enjoy a exquisite Daum Nancy art nouveau cameo vase in the raw unlit or light the ...
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Antique Early 1900s French Art Nouveau Table Lamps

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Art Glass

Daum Nancy Cameo Glass Vase
By Daum
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Daum Nancy Cameo glass vase, France, circa 1910 decorated with white flowers and green leaves on a orange and pink ground cameo mark Daum Nancy with Lorraine cross Dimensions: W...
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Vintage 1910s Vases

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Glass

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H 2.36 in. Dm 5.31 in.
Cameo Glass Vase by Daum
By Daum
Located in New York, NY
A French Art Nouveau cameo glass vase by Daum, featuring a scene of red blooming flowers on an opaque white martelé ground. The flowers, which have dark centers, are suspended from d...
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Vintage 1910s French Art Nouveau Vases

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Art Glass

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H 11.25 in. Dm 3.5 in.
Daum Nancy Cameo Glass Vase
By Daum
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Daum Nancy Cameo glass vase, France, circa 1910 decorated with Chinese sailing vessels on a mottled yellow and green ground cameo mark Daum Nancy with Lorraine cross Dimensions ...
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Vintage 1910s Vases

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Art Glass

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H 4.63 in. Dm 4.69 in.
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.
Daum Nancy "Nénuphars" Cameo Glass Vase
By Daum
Located in New York, NY
The highly complex composition in this "Nénuphars," or "Water Lilies," cameo glass vase, by Daum Nancy, features the titular flower in various stages of bloom, as well as in various ...
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Antique Early 1900s French Art Nouveau Vases

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Art Glass

Daum Nancy Enamelled Cameo Glass Vase
By Daum
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Daum Nancy enameled cameo glass vase, France, circa 1910 decorated with red flowers on a mottled yellow ground. signed in gilt Daum Nancy with Lorraine cross Dimensions Height ...
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Vintage 1910s Vases

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Glass

French Cameo Glass Vase by Daum
By Daum
Located in New York, NY
A French cameo glass vase by Daum. The vase, with martelé background, has red wheel-carved lily flowers rising on green stems from its carved green base. A vase with similar decor...
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Vintage 1910s French Art Nouveau Vases

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Art Glass

Fine Daum Nancy Cameo Glass Vase
By Daum
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Fine Daum Nancy Cameo glass vase, France, circa 1910 decorated with orange and purple flowers on an opalescent ground cameo mark Daum Nancy with Lorraine cross Measures: Wid...
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Vintage 1910s Vases

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Glass

Daum Nancy Cameo Scenic Art Nouveau Vase
By Daum
Located in Dallas, TX
A warm scenic tall vase by Daum Freres from Nancy France circa 1900. The scene is a landscape with lake and green trees and bushes in the fore and back ground. The interesting featur...
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Antique Early 1900s French Art Nouveau Vases

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Art Glass

Daum French Art Nouveau Cameo Glass Vase
By Daum
Located in New York, NY
A French Art Nouveau cameo glass vase by Daum, comprised of three pinkish-red poppy flowers wheel carved to show different stages of bloom, against a sky blue martelé technique bac...
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Early 20th Century French Art Nouveau Vases

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Art Glass

Wheel-Carved Daum Nancy Cameo Glass Vase
By Daum
Located in Palm Beach, FL
From The Pinhas collection Very fine wheel-carved Daum Nancy Cameo glass vase, France, circa 1910 with applied dragonfly decoration, decorated with yellow and green flowers on a se...
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Vintage 1910s Vases

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Glass

Daum Cameo Glass Bowl with Silver Cover
By Daum
Located in London, GB
The frosted bowl overlaid and acid-etched with roses, the blooms picked out in gilt, the silver cover embossed with roses and rose hips, glass signed Daum Nancy with Cross of Lorraine.
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Antique Early 1900s French Art Nouveau Glass

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Glass

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H 4.7 in. W 4.7 in. D 4.7 in.
Daum French Art Nouveau Cameo Glass Vase
By Daum
Located in New York, NY
A French Art Nouveau satin-finished cameo glass vase, "Fleur de Coloquinte", by Daum, featuring the depiction of zucchini leaves and flowers in pale green, against a mottled opaque ...
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Early 20th Century French Art Nouveau Vases

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Art Glass

Daum French Art Nouveau Cameo Glass Vase
By Daum
Located in New York, NY
A French Art Nouveau wheel-carved cameo glass vase by Daum, featuring green leaves and orange berries against a dark orange and mottled light green ground, circa 1900. Signed, “D...
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Antique Early 1900s French Art Nouveau Vases

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Art Glass

Daum French Art Nouveau Cameo Glass Vase
By Daum
Located in New York, NY
A French Art Nouveau cameo glass vase by Daum, decorated with deeply wheel-carved green flowers on rose and pink ground, with applied foot, circa 1900. A vase with similar decorat...
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Early 20th Century French Vases

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Art Glass

Daum Nancy Cameo and Enamel Glass Vase
By Daum
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Daum Nancy cameo and enamel glass vase, France, circa 1910 Decorated with trees and a far off landscape on a light opalescent ground Signed Daum Nancy with Lorraine cross Dimensions...
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Vintage 1910s Vases

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Glass

Daum Nancy Cameo Riverscape Vase, circa 1910
By Daum
Located in New York, NY
Cameo riverscape vase. Signed Daum Nacy with the Cross of Lorraine.
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Vintage 1910s French Vases

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Art Glass

Daum Nancy Enameled and Cameo Glass Vase
By Daum
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Daum Nancy enameled and cameo glass vase, France, circa 1910 decorated with yellow flowers on a mottled white, pink and green ground. Signed Daum Nancy with Lorraine cross Dimens...
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Vintage 1910s Vases

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Glass

Daum Nancy Enameled and Cameo Glass Bowl
By Daum
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Daum Nancy enameled and cameo glass bowl, France, circa 1900-1910 decorated with purple flowers and green leaves on a mottled blue and white ground. Signed Daum Nancy with Lorrain...
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Antique Early 1900s Vases

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Glass

Daum Nancy Cameo and Enamel Glass Vase
By Daum
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Daum Nancy cameo and enamel glass vase, France, circa 1910 decorated with green and red flowers on a pink opalescent ground signed in gilt Daum Nancy and with cross of Lorraine D...
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Vintage 1910s Vases

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Glass

Daum Nancy Cameo and Enamel Glass Vase
By Daum
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Daum Nancy Cameo and enamel glass vase, France, circa 1910 decorated with red and pink flowers on a light opalescent ground signed in gilt Daum Nancy with Lorraine cross Dimensio...
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Vintage 1910s Vases

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Glass

Daum Nancy Cameo Glass Bowl France, circa 1900
By Daum
Located in Sydney, NSW
Leaves and berries trail on this rare cameo art glass bowl by the renowned French glassmaking firm of Daum, Nancy. The graceful vessel features a wavy-edged rim and orange/red leaves...
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Antique Early 1900s French Art Nouveau Glass

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Glass

Fine Daum Nancy Cameo and Enamel Glass Bowl
By Daum
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Fine Daum Nancy Cameo and enamel glass bowl, the round body with red enamel flowers and green leaves against a burnt orange and pale green ground cameo signature Daum Nancy Franc...
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Vintage 1910s Vases

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Art Glass

Daum Nancy French Art Nouveau Cameo Glass Vase
By Daum
Located in New York, NY
A French Art Nouveau wheel-carved cameo glass vase by Daum, featuring blue flowers and dark green stems and leaves against a mottled white and blue ground. Circa 1900. A vase deco...
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Antique Early 1900s French Art Nouveau Vases

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Art Glass

Daum Nancy Cameo Glass Beaker Vase, circa 1910
By Daum
Located in New York, NY
Applied with scarabs, cherries and handles.
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Early 20th Century French Vases

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Art Glass

Daum Nancy Cameo Glass Vase, France, circa 1920
By Daum
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Daum Nancy Cameo glass vase, France, circa 1920 decorated with trees on a mottled orange and brown ground cameo mark Daum Nancy with Lorraine cross Dimensions  W.5 1/2 in. x...
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Vintage 1920s Vases

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Glass

Daum Nancy Cameo Glass Bowl, France, circa 1900
By Daum
Located in Sydney, NSW
Yellow orchids are in bloom on this rare cameo art glass bowl by the renowned French glass making firm of Daum, Nancy. The graceful vessel features a wavy-edged rim and delicate, wis...
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Antique Early 1900s French Art Nouveau Glass

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Glass

Daum Nancy French Art Nouveau Cameo Glass Vase
By Daum
Located in New York, NY
A French Art Nouveau wheel-carved cameo glass vase by Daum, featuring a decoration of blue flowers and light blue and grey stems and leaves on an opaque, mottled white and yellow gro...
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Vintage 1910s French Art Nouveau Vases

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Art Glass

French Art Nouveau Cameo Glass Vase by Daum
By Daum
Located in New York, NY
A French wheel carved cameo glass vase by Daum. The creation of this vase combined the technique of hammering for the foot and wheel carving for the flower decorations. The backgroun...
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Early 20th Century French Art Nouveau Vases

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Art Glass

Daum Nancy Cameo Glass "Fleur-de-Lis" Vase
By Daum
Located in Bochum, NRW
An impeccable early 20th century Daum Nancy Cameo glass "Fleur-de-Lis" vase, squared form, with all-over decoration of gilt-enameled fleur-de-lis, gilt signature under the bottom. ...
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Early 20th Century French Art Nouveau Vases

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Glass

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H 7.37 in. W 3.55 in. D 3.55 in.
Daum Nancy Cameo Glass Vase, France, circa 1910
By Daum
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Daum Nancy Cameo glass vase, France, circa 1910 decorated with birds and trees on an opalescent ground Cameo mark Daum Nancy with Lorraine cross Dimensions Width 3.94 in. (1...
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Vintage 1910s Vases

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Art Glass

Daum Nancy French Art Nouveau Cameo Glass Vase
By Daum
Located in New York, NY
A French Art Nouveau wheel-carved cameo glass vase by Daum Nancy, featuring a decoration of blue flowers and light blue or grey stems and leaves on an opaque, mottled white and yello...
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Early 20th Century Vases

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Art Glass

Daum Nancy Wheel-Carved Cameo Glass Vase Iris
By Daum
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Daum Nancy wheel-carved cameo glass vase: Iris France, circa 1910 decorated with red lowers on a mottled pink ground. Wheel-cut Daum Nancy with Lorraine cross Dimensions  Height...
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Vintage 1910s Vases

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Glass

Daum Nancy French Art Nouveau Cameo Glass Vase
By Daum
Located in New York, NY
A French Art Nouveau cameo glass boat-form vase by Daum, featuring an applied wheel-carved pink flowers and etched green leaves. This small, delicate vase has an unusual shape. Circ...
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Antique Early 1900s French Art Nouveau Vases

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Art Glass

Fine Daum Nancy Cameo and Enamel Glass Vase
By Daum
Located in Palm Beach, FL
France, circa 1910 Decorated with peach and red wild flowers ending on a circular foot Cameo mark Daum Nancy with Lorraine cross Dimensions: Width 2.36 in (6 cm.) Height 6.85 in...
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Vintage 1910s Vases

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Glass

French Art Nouveau Cameo Vase, Signed Daum Nancy
By Daum
Located in New York, NY
French Art Nouveau green cameo glass vase cut with leafy branch relief design. Signed: Daum Nancy. The Daum family worked at the beginning of Art Nouveau and creators of one of ...
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Early 20th Century French Art Nouveau Vases

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Glass

Daum French Art Nouveau Square Cameo Glass Floral Vase
By Daum
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
An exceptional French Art Nouveau Daum Frères cameo glass vase wheel cut with raised floral designs dating from around 1900. The vase is of square rounded shape and made in a pale am...
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Antique Early 1900s European Art Nouveau Vases

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Blown Glass

Daum Nancy Internally Decorated Cameo Glass Vase, "River Lanscape"
By Daum
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Daum Nancy internally decorated Cameo Glass Vase, "River Lanscape" France, circa 1900-1910 decorated with trees on a river landscape on a mottled yellow and pink ground. Signed wi...
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Antique Early 1900s Vases

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Glass

Daum French Art Nouveau Cameo Glass “Blooming Flower” Vase
By Daum
Located in New York, NY
A French Art Nouveau wheel-carved cameo glass “Blooming Flower” vase by Daum, featuring a blooming flower in a deep blue, on an opaque white and mottled blue ground, circa 1900. ...
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Antique Early 1900s French Art Nouveau Vases

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Art Glass

Daum Nancy Wheel Carved Cameo Bud Vase, circa 1900
By Daum
Located in New York, NY
Daum Nancy wheel carved cameo bud vase, circa 1900 Engraved, "Daum Nancy" with the Croix de Lorraine.
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Early 20th Century French Vases

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Art Glass

Daum Nancy Wheel Carved Cameo Glass Vase, circa 1910
By Daum
Located in New York, NY
Daum Nancy wheel carved cameo glass case, circa 1910.
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Early 20th Century French Vases

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Art Glass

Pinhas Collection a Fine Daum Nancy Wheel-Carved Cameo Glass Vase
By Daum
Located in Palm Beach, FL
From the Pinhas collection A fine Daum Nancy wheel-carved cameo glass vase with low relief applied decoration France, circa 1915 Signed with intaglio mark Daum Nancy with Lorraine cr...
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Vintage 1910s Vases

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Glass

Daum Nancy French Art Deco Nouveau Cameo and Enameled Vase
By Daum
Located in Dallas, TX
Footed cylindrical form in mottled orange and red decorated with Crimson tobacco flowers, circa 1910. Signed: Daum Nancy with cross of Lorraine Measures: Height 8 inches Diameter ...
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Vintage 1910s French Art Nouveau Vases

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Art Glass

Daum Nancy Cameo and Enamel Glass Vase France, circa 1910
By Daum
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Daum Nancy cameo and enamel glass vase, France, circa 1910 Decorated with pink wild flowers on a mottled ground Cameo mark Daum Nancy with Lorraine cross Dimensions: Width 2 in. (5....
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Vintage 1910s Vases

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Glass

Daum Nancy French Art Nouveau Wheel Carved Cameo Glass Bottle
By Daum
Located in New York, NY
A French Art Nouveau wheel-carved cameo glass bottle with stopper. The bottle is decorated with an iris flower on an opalescent background. Circa 1900 Signed, "“Daum Nancy” with th...
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Early 20th Century French Art Nouveau Tableware

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Art Glass

Daum Nancy Cameo and Enamel Glass Vase, France, circa 1910
By Daum
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Daum Nancy cameo and enamel glass vase, France, circa 1910 Decorated with red flowers and green leaves on a light opalescent ground Cameo mark Daum Nancy with Lorraine cross Dime...
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Vintage 1910s Vases

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Glass

Daum Nancy Wheel-Carved Cameo Glass Vase with Applied Flowers
By Daum
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Daum Nancy wheel-carved cameo glass vase with applied flowers, France, circa 1900-1910 decorated with flowering plants on a mottled pink ground, wheel carved signature Daum Nancy...
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Antique Early 1900s Vases

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Glass

Daum Nancy Cameo and Enamel Glass Vase, France, circa 1910
By Daum
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Daum Nancy Cameo and enamel glass vase, France, circa 1910 decorated with orange and red flowers on a yellow opalescent ground signed in gilt Daum Nancy and cross of lorraine Dimens...
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Vintage 1910s Vases

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Glass

Daum Nancy Internally Decorated Cameo Glass Vase France, circa 1910
By Daum
Located in Palm Beach, FL
A tall and fine Daum Nancy internally decorated cameo glass vase France, circa 1910 Of triangular form, decorated with berries, leaves and flowers an a green opalescent yellow and ...
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Vintage 1910s Vases

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Art Glass

“Thistle Vase” Art Nouveau Cameo Glass by Daum Frères, circa 1900
By Daum
Located in London, GB
A very fine cameo glass vase etched and enamel painted with deep red thistles against a warm orange field. Signed Daum Nancy and with the Cross of Lorraine Additional information ...
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Early 20th Century French Vases

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Glass

Daum Nancy Wheel-Carved Cameo and Martele Glass Two-Handled Vase
By Daum
Located in Palm Beach, FL
From the Pinhas collection Daum Nancy wheel-carved cameo and Martele glass two-handled vase, France, circa 1900-1910 intaglio signature Daum Nancy with Lorraine cross Dimensions:...
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Antique Early 1900s Vases

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Art Glass

Fine Daum Nancy Cameo and Enamel Glass Vase, France, circa 1910
By Daum
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Fine Daum Nancy cameo and enamel glass vase, France, circa 1910 Decorated with purple flowers on an opalescent ground Cameo mark Daum Nancy with Lorraine cross Dimensions: Width...
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Vintage 1910s Vases

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Glass

French Art Nouveau Cameo Glass Vase "Freesia Landscape" by Daum Frères
By Daum
Located in London, GB
A beautiful early 20th century cameo glass vase acid etched and enamel painted with orange/red freesia flowers against a white field with excellent colour and very Fine detail, signe...
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Antique Early 1900s French Art Nouveau Vases

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Cut Glass, Glass

French Art Nouveau Cameo Glass Vase "Summer Landscape" by Daum Frères
By Daum
Located in London, GB
An eye-catching late 19th century cameo glass vase etched and enamel painted with a beautiful summer's landscape. Exhibiting excellent surface detail and vibrant color, signed Daum N...
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Antique Early 1900s French Art Nouveau Vases

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Glass, Cut Glass

French Wheel Carved Cameo and Mmartelé Galss "Crocus" Vase by Daum
By Daum
Located in New York, NY
A French wheel carved cameo and martelé glass "Crocus" vase by Daum. This Daum vase has gray cameo glass. It is decorated with stems and leaves ascending from the bulbous foot lead...
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Antique Early 1900s French Art Nouveau Vases

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Art Glass

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Cameo Daum For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic cameo daum available at 1stDibs. Frequently made of glass, art glass and cut glass, every cameo daum was constructed with great care. There are many kinds of the cameo daum you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 19th Century to those made as recently as the 20th Century. When you’re browsing for the right cameo daum, those designed in Art Nouveau and Art Deco styles are of considerable interest. Daum, Georges De Feure and Louis Majorelle each produced at least one beautiful cameo daum that is worth considering.

How Much is a Cameo Daum?

A cameo daum can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $7,444, while the lowest priced sells for $950 and the highest can go for as much as $75,000.

Daum Biography and Important Works

For collectors, Daum is a name in the first rank of the French makers of art glass, along with those of Émile Gallé and René Lalique. Led in its early decades by the brothers Auguste (1853–1909) and Antonin Daum (1864–1931), the company, based in the city of Nancy, established its reputation in the Art Nouveau period, and later successfully adopted the Art Deco style.

In 1878, lawyer Jean Daum took over the ownership of a glassworks as payment for a debt and installed his sons as proprietors. Initially, Daum made glass for everyday purposes such as windows, watches and tableware, but the success that Gallé enjoyed at the 1889 Universal Exposition in Paris — the international showcase for which the Eiffel Tower was built — inspired the Daum brothers to begin making art-glass pieces. They produced popular works of cameo glass, a decorative technique in which an outer layer of glass is acid-etched or carved off to reveal the layer below, but Daum became best known for vessels and sculptures in pâte de verre — a painstaking method in which finely ground colored glass is mixed with a binder, placed in a mold and then fired in a kiln. 

Though early Daum glass was never signed by individual artists, the firm employed some of the masters of the naturalistic, asymmetrical Art Nouveau style, including Jacques Grüber, Henri Bergé and Amalric Walter (whose first name is frequently misspelled). Daum also collaborated with furniture and metalware designer Louis Majorelle, who created wrought-iron and brass mounts for vases and table lamps. In the 1960s, Daum commissioned fine artists, most notably Salvador Dalí and sculptor César Baldaccini, to design glass pieces. As you see from the works offered on 1stDibs, Daum has been home to an astonishingly rich roster of creative spirits and is today a state-owned enterprise making pâte de verre figurines. 

Finding the Right Vases for You

Whether it’s a Chinese Han dynasty glazed ceramic wine vessel, a work of Murano glass or a hand-painted Scandinavian modern stoneware piece, a fine vase brings a piece of history into your space as much as it adds a sophisticated dynamic.

Like sculptures or paintings, vases are considered works of fine art. Once offered as tributes to ancient rulers, vases continue to be gifted to heads of state today. Over time, decorative porcelain vases have become family heirlooms to be displayed prominently in our homes — loved pieces treasured from generation to generation.

The functional value of vases is well known. They were traditionally utilized as vessels for carrying dry goods or liquids, so some have handles and feature an opening at the top (where they flare back out). While artists have explored wildly sculptural alternatives over time, the most conventional vase shape is characterized by a bulbous base and a body with shoulders where the form curves inward.

Owing to their intrinsic functionality, vases are quite possibly versatile in ways few other art forms can match. They’re typically taller than they are wide. Some have a neck that offers height and is ideal for the stems of cut flowers. To pair with your mid-century modern decor, the right vase will be an elegant receptacle for leafy snake plants on your teak dining table, or, in the case of welcoming guests on your doorstep, a large ceramic floor vase for long tree branches or sticks — perhaps one crafted in the Art Nouveau style — works wonders.

Interior designers include vases of every type, size and style in their projects — be the canvas indoors or outdoors — often introducing a splash of color and a range of textures to an entryway or merely calling attention to nature’s asymmetries by bringing more organically shaped decorative objects into a home.

On 1stDibs, you can browse our collection of vases by material, including ceramic, glass, porcelain and more. Sizes range from tiny bud vases to massive statement pieces and every size in between.