Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Matching Pair of LEGRAS Red Fire & Opaline Glass with Aventurine VASES

In Art Glass > French Art Glass > Show & Tell.
Recent activity1805 of 167817I love this!!Planter box with colour
23
Love it
0
Like it

MrstyndallMrstyndall loves this.
bracken3bracken3 loves this.
smiatasmiata loves this.
SEAN68SEAN68 loves this.
VioletOrangeVioletOrange loves this.
Moonstonelover21Moonstonelover21 loves this.
manddmoirmanddmoir loves this.
Shawnl86Shawnl86 loves this.
Mac63Mac63 loves this.
MacArtMacArt loves this.
LoetzBuddiesLoetzBuddies loves this.
toolate2toolate2 loves this.
nldionnenldionne loves this.
JustanoviceJustanovice loves this.
inkyinky loves this.
BHock45BHock45 loves this.
charcoalcharcoal loves this.
scottvezscottvez loves this.
dasullywondasullywon loves this.
ozmartyozmarty loves this.
vetraio50vetraio50 loves this.
GreatsnowyowlGreatsnowyowl loves this.
See 21 more
Add to collection

Please create an account, or Log in here

If you don't have an account, create one here.


Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate



Posted 4 years ago

Email

LOUMANAL
(338 items)

I recently acquired these two Matching Vases by trading some jewelry with a local Dealer. He called these vases simply Bohemian Glass but I was advised that they were by LEGRAS of Paris, France and were introduced at the "Exposition Universelle de Paris in 1889. They are marked underneath with 5DD on one, and 5DG on the other. They measure 10" tall by 6" across, have a 4 cornered rim, are profusely decorated in gold and have Copper Aventurine throughout. Thanks everyone!! RER (LOUMANAL)

Unsolved Mystery

Help us close this case. Add your knowledge below.

Comments

  1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 4 years ago
    A spectacular pair! Wow!
  2. LOUMANAL LOUMANAL, 4 years ago
    Thanks Moonstonelover21, Greatsnowyowl, czechman, vetraio50, and LeahGoodwin for the Love! RER (BOB)
  3. ozmarty ozmarty, 4 years ago
    Great! love them heaps
  4. Greatsnowyowl Greatsnowyowl, 4 years ago
    not in the book but stylistically I'd say somewhere from 1880's 1890's
  5. LOUMANAL LOUMANAL, 4 years ago
    Thanks Greatsnowyowl! That's fantastic info. and thanks ozmarty, dassulywon and scottvez for the Love! RER (BOB)
  6. LOUMANAL LOUMANAL, 4 years ago
    Thanks NativeJewelrylovers, Charcoal, BHock45 and JayHow for the Love! RER (LOUMANAL)
  7. inky inky, 4 years ago
    Gorgeous, like them very much!!...:-)
  8. Justanovice Justanovice, 4 years ago
    Beautiful!!
  9. LOUMANAL LOUMANAL, 4 years ago
    Thanks inky, justanovice for the Pos. Comments and toolate2 for the Love! RER (BOB)
  10. LOUMANAL LOUMANAL, 4 years ago
    Thanks LoetzBuddies and manddmoir for the Love! RER (BOB)
  11. LOUMANAL LOUMANAL, 4 years ago
    Thanks PhilDavidAlexanderMorris for the Love!. RER (BOB)
  12. LOUMANAL LOUMANAL, 4 years ago
    Thanks MacArt for the Appreciation! RER (BOB)
  13. LOUMANAL LOUMANAL, 4 years ago
    Thanks ks85 for the Love! RER (BOB)
  14. LOUMANAL LOUMANAL, 4 years ago
    Thank you Mac63 for the Love! RER (BOB)
  15. Shawnl86 Shawnl86, 4 years ago
    Absolutely Stunning!
  16. LOUMANAL LOUMANAL, 4 years ago
    Thank you shawnl86 for the Love! RER (BOB)
  17. LOUMANAL LOUMANAL, 3 years ago
    Thank you manddmoir for the Love! RER(BOB)
  18. VioletOrange VioletOrange, 3 years ago
    Extraordinary - times two
  19. LOUMANAL LOUMANAL, 3 years ago
    Thank you VioletOrange for the comments and Love!
  20. Veloceraptor Veloceraptor, 3 years ago
    hello fabolous pieces !
    Its a pair of Vase created by the Verreries and Cristalleries of Saint-Denis (Legras) for The Exposition Universelle of paris in 1889, so they are very rare ! This colour is call "fire red" and opaline with some details of gold
    I hope get a vase like this for my collection one day ...
    very very beautiful !
  21. LOUMANAL LOUMANAL, 3 years ago
    Alors, ils ne sont pas des creations de la compagnie Harrach !! Vraiment, je n'ai jamais ete convaincu qu'ils s'agissait de Harrach mais les marques/chiffres 5DD et 5DG etaient des marques connues de Harrach. Je suis tres content et fiers de savoir qu'ils sont vraiment des pieces rares de LEGRAS. MERCI, Robert

    Translation- So they are not creations of the HARRACH Company. Really, I was never convinced that they were Harrach but the marks & numbers 5DD & 5DG were marks known to have been used by Harrach. I'm very pleased and proud to know that they were rare pieces made by LEGRAS, Thanks, Robert
  22. Veloceraptor Veloceraptor, 3 years ago
    Pouvez vous me dire où les avez vous trouvés ? car c'est vraiment étonnant qu'ils se soient trouvé au Canada.

    Id'like to know were do you found this pair of vases, because it's very surprising that the were in Canada.
  23. LOUMANAL LOUMANAL, 3 years ago
    Chez un Antiquaire dans la Ville Capitale d'Ottawa au Canada. RER (BOB)
  24. LOUMANAL LOUMANAL, 2 years ago
    Thank you VioletOrange, SEAN68 and smiata for the love. BOB
  25. LOUMANAL LOUMANAL, 22 days ago
    A fresh review of late 1800's French vases!
  26. czechglass5 czechglass5, 22 days ago
    I like this process of looking back to potential Bohemian glass attributions - my current feeling is we went overboard with dismissing the FRENCH AND ENGLISH GLASS PRODUCERS, to correct some past errors regarding a few miss-attributed pieces mostly by Harrach.
  27. LOUMANAL LOUMANAL, 22 days ago
    Hi czechglass5! Thank you for the comments. There was a direct link made to the 1889 Exposition Universelle at one time but the link was deleted. I noticed that other CW members had uploaded similar French identified vases recently and I wanted to throw this pair into the frey!
  28. czechglass5 czechglass5, 22 days ago
    I plan to do some of the same this week. Pieces I felt were Bohemian 2 years ago but now, think UK. Merci. We should look at the 1925 one in Paris, and see who participated. Might be surprising. :-)
  29. LOUMANAL LOUMANAL, 10 days ago
    Thanks bracken3 for the love. RER

Want to post a comment?

Create an account or login in order to post a comment.