An excellent early 20th Century American Glass Art Nouveau Silvered Vase. The surface of the vase has an iridescent green casing highlighting the central decorative flower made out of applied silver.
Height: 17 cm
Depth: 9 cm
Width: 9 cm
Condition: Excellent Condition
Materials: Art Glass and Silver
Art Nouveau Glassware
Art Nouveau glass
is fine glass in the Art Nouveau
style. Typically the forms are undulating, sinuous and colorful art, usually inspired by natural forms. Pieces are generally larger than drinking glasses, and decorative rather than practical, other than for use as vases and lighting fittings; there is little tableware. Prominently makers, from the 1890s onwards, are in France René Lalique
, Emile Gallé
and the Daum
brothers, the American Louis Comfort Tiffany
, Christopher Dresser
in Scotland and England, and Friedrich Zitzman, Karl Koepping and Max Ritter von Spaun in Germany. Art Nouveau glass included decorative objects, vases, lamps, and stained glass windows. It was usually made by hand, and was usually colored with metal oxides while in a molten state in a furnace.
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