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Art Nouveau Cameo Vase with Blackberry Decor, Daum Nancy, France, 1900-1905



Cylindrical vase, colorless glass with flaky yellow-green, rust-red and blackberry-colored powder melts, overlaid in several layers, blackberry and leaf motifs worked out in high cut, satined, structured surface, relief signature 'Daum Nancy' with the cross of Lorraine on the wall. Technique: Handmade cameo glass Glass overlaid with several layers, with high-cut worked out motifs. Since the mid-19th century, the design has also been done by etching. Cameo glass vessels were already being made in antiquity; cameo glass vessels were already being made in ancient times, and at the end of the 19th century this glass art was further developed, especially in Nancy. Manufactory: Daum Frères / Nancy, Lorraine, France Dating: 1900-1905 Dimensions: Height 9.5 cm / 3.74 in Diameter 6.0 cm / 2.36 in Bibliographie: Carolus Hartmann, Glasmarken-Lexikon / Encyclopedia of Glass Marks, Stuttgart / Germany 1997, Signature number 2984 on page 148. Condition: Very good.


  • Creator
    Daum (Manufacturer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 3.74 in. (9.5 cm)Diameter: 2.36 in. (6 cm)
  • Style
    Art Nouveau (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1900-1905
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    Vienna, AT
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1014421302232

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About the Manufacturer


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. 
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