LE VERRE FRANCAIS - Charles Schneider - Vase Begonias - c. 1925
Vase with stylised Begonias motif decoration designed by Charles Schneider and executed in the Société Anonyme des Verreries. Charles Schneider (1881-1953) was founder and manager (together with his sister and brother Ernestine and Ernest) of Schneider, one of the largest glass studios in France. In 1926 he was awarded the Légion d'Honneur for special merit to France. Le Verre Français is a brand used in 1920 -1 930 by Schneider for luxury glass collection and mainly sold in the luxury and design departments of Galeries Lafayette (La Maitrise) , Le Printemps (Primavera) and Au Bon Marché (Pomone).
Orange glass fading to yellow, overlaid with purple and orange acid etched Begonias flower motif. With picture of a similar coupe in book Charles Schneider, French Art Deco Glass - Tiny Esveld/Marie-Christine Joulin – p 127. Also picture of similar vase p216 in book Charles Schneider, French Art Deco Glass - Tiny Esveld/Marie-Christine Joulin.
Signature Le Verre Français etched in foot. Glasmarken Lexikon - Carolus Hartman - p. 796 and p. 138 – 2729, exactly dated 1926 - 1933, only on cameo
Cameo overlaid coloured glass
41 cm x top opening: 10 cm – 16,14 -inch x inch/top opening: 3,94 inch
3,64 kg – 6,12 lb
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