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Daum Art Glass45 of 47Daum Frères Deco c.1932ART NOUVEAU DAUM ? CLOUD GLASS VASE
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Posted 3 years ago


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A heavy French vase from Daum Frères of Nancy, France.
It has a great form for use with or without flowers.
The second photo shows the etched signature to the edge of the base.

Many thanks to PARIS1925 for the THIRTIES attribution.

Mystery Solved


  1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 3 years ago
    Thanks for the comment Bellin68.
  2. vetraio50 vetraio50, 3 years ago
    Not so far. I think the signature is much earlier than I had previously thought. When I bought it I thought it was from the fifties.

    Thanks again to ozmarty, BELLIN68 & scandinavian_pieces!
  3. vetraio50 vetraio50, 3 years ago
    Ciao BELLIN!
    I've just had another look at the vase and some of the net sites.
    The signature has four parts: Daum, the cross of Lorraine, Nancy and France. The France suggests a date after 1920. That's as far as I have got so far.

    Check this site out to an introduction to the history behind marks.
    It involves McKinley prior to his election as President, World War I, Protectionist Policy, the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Acts of 1930 and The Great Depression:
    What they say about pottery was relevant to all goods including glass.

  4. vetraio50 vetraio50, 3 years ago
    Thanks again, mate!
  5. stainedglass stainedglass, 3 years ago
    I just love, seeded glass...very nice piece!
  6. cobaltcobold cobaltcobold, 3 years ago
    Did you see this page? They say 1910 to 15 and 1920:
  7. vetraio50 vetraio50, 3 years ago
    Many thanks stainedglass and to you too cobaltcobold!
  8. SEAN68 SEAN68, 8 months ago
    for real , everybody !!! this is a STUNNING VASE!!!
  9. paris1925 paris1925, 6 months ago
    hi vetraio, this bulled model is much more in 1930 - 1935 period i saw a similar model in ebay few month ago an hesitate to by without indication of signature, but the shape was very close..... and i felt that should be daum... Daumpost war production strated to produced clear glass uncolored, like the glass ship paperweight of sean68
  10. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 months ago
    Je vous remercie PARIS1925! I'll change the post!
  11. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 months ago
    Many thanks KAREN 'n VALENTINO too!
  12. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 months ago
    Many thanks NORDICMAN !!!!!

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