ase "Le Verre Français" - Charles Schneider
Multilayer glass pedestal vase.
Decor « Muscat » with bunches of grapes
Bordeaux and orange tones
Height: 31 cm
Diameter neck: 13,8 cm
Diameter base: 10,8 cm
Signed on the base
Very good condition (light scratches)
(light scratches mainly under and on the foot)
Please note: the first three photos were taken with artificial lighting to clear the decor.
The following were taken in natural light.
Schneider, Maître verrier by Gérard Bertrand; page 115 (same decor on a hanging lamp)
Charles Schneider (1881-1953)
French master glassmaker student of Daum and creator of the art glass brandLe Verre français, with his brother Ernest Schneider (1877-1937).
Ernest and Charles Schneider grew up in Nancy. In 1903, Ernest Schneider is hired by the sales department of the Daum factory. He obtains that his younger brother, Charles, trained in sculpture in l'école des Beaux-Arts de Nancy then in Paris proposes projects for vases and molten glass. This collaboration continuante until 1911
They founded their own company, les Verreries Schneider in 1913. It had up to five hundred employees in 1925 and sold its creations all over the world
Charles Schneider quickly becomes the sole creator of the pieces.
The company produces under two brands, Le Verre français and the Schneider line.
The particular and judicious combination of shapes, new and diversified colors (yellow, mauve, tango orange) and decorations make the creations of this artist exceptional pieces, which are very popular today. (Source: Wikipedia)
Price: 1.360 €