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LE VERRE FRANCAIS - Charles Schneider - Vase Coprins - c. 1923

LE VERRE FRANCAIS - Charles Schneider - Vase Coprins - c. 1923

SKU: 1426

Tapered, streamlined vase with stylised Coprins (Lawyer's Wig/Shaggy Mane) mushroom 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 1920-1930by 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).


    Yellow powderd glass mottled with blue, lined-overlaid with red powdered glass fading to purple shading at the bottom and with orange acid etched Coprin mushroom with stalkmotif, little mushrooms, grass and flower decoration at the bottom and the cubist decoration at the top. With picture of a similar vase in book Charles Schneider,  French Art Deco Glass - Tiny Esveld/Marie-Christine Joulin – p 199 and on page 198 this vase on the photograph of the atelier.  Also picture of similar vase p216 in book Charles Schneider, Le Verre Français - Charder- Marie-Christine Joulin/Gerold Maier.


    Signature Le Verre Français etched in foot. Glasmarken Lexikon - Carolus Hartman - p. 796 and p. 138 – 2729, exactly dated 1926-1933, only on cameo

  • DATE:

    1923, vase made between 1923 and 1926


    Cameo overlaid coloured glass


    France, Epinay-sur-Seine

  • SIZE:

    35cm x top opening: 5 cm - 13,78 inch x top opening: 1,47 inch


    1,39 kg – 3,13 lb




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