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    Posted 5 months ago

    MALKEY
    (369 items)

    Hi me first glass piece first having being relieved from the desolate asylum
    lots of love cw gang may luck be with you godbless
    1412
    13th july 2018 year
    piccy 1 vase
    piccy 2 vase
    piccy 3 vase
    piccy 4 view from my windows

    Degué cobalt blue with powder blue blushed with pink three colourway cameo glassvase

    Degué was the brainchild of the enigmatic David Guéron (1892 – 1950). Born in Turkey to Spanish Jewish parents, he fled scandal at the age of 22 by joining the French Foreign Legion in 1914, only to be sent to the Western Front, where he was wounded and then pensioned out of the army.
    Following the 1925 Exposition des Arts Decoratifs in Paris, he set up his glassworks in Compiègne, about 50 miles northeast of Paris, to produce tableware and other functional glass. Compiègne had been the site of the Great War Armistice. In 1926, the year after the successful Paris Exhibition, Guéron moved into the more lucrative production of French art glass.

    He opened Verrerie d’Art Degué in Paris, a glassworks at Boulevard Malesherbes along with a gallery at 41, avenue de Paris to promote the art glass he named “Degué”. His cameo glass designs leaned heavily toward natural motifs, but also used brilliant colors that became his signature. His internally decorated vases, lamps and lampshades met instant success. Another Degué line used a sandblasting method to decorate monochromatic vessels with graphic devices and designs.

    The Degué factory made vases, paperweights, bowls, perfume bottles, stemware items such as liqueur glasses, lightshades, chandeliers, art glass lamps, and half-round ceiling lampshades. These shades were composed of translucent layers of colourless glass internally decorated by swirls of colour.
    Degué glass was destined for the collections of the few privileged Americans and French able to afford them. These extravagant works were rarely seen outside the homes of such collectors but influenced the taste and fashions of the day through their appearance in exhibitions and magazines of the late 1920s. The glassware made up to 1930 was colourful, whereas the items made after 1930 were frosted and more subdued, in response to the Great Depression.

    Not content with the success of his own designs, Guéron copied the Art Deco designs of Charles Schneider (Muller Frères too). The resultant litigation lasted for six long years, until 1932 when the case was settled out of court. Both companies were financially devastated by the process.

    However, the great artistic fame of the Degué glassworks is due to the collaboration with the talentuous French ceramist Edouard Cazaux from 1928. This famed ceramist is the author of some remarkable molded models. These ones are very stylized in a very thick molded glass to represent strong and geometric patterns.

    The French ocean liner, Normandie is a showcase of French style and taste, but, above all, a symbol of France’s dominance of the luxury market. The Cristalleries de Compiègne ( Degué) was given the commission to create 6000 individual crafted glass panels for the room’s walls. This fabrication of hammered and chiseled panels with their engraved diamond patterns and eglomise finishes by famed French glass painter Auguste Labouret, was the largest assignment ever undertaken by the firm.
    In 1936, due to the great strikes, the Degué glassworks stopped operating. It was officially closed in 1939 at the outbreak of WWII.

    Sadly the Normandie caught fire and capsized in New York Harbour in February 1942. Fortunately, some of the great works that graced the ship were removed before the fire and can still be seen today.

    Comments

    1. nutsabotas6 nutsabotas6, 5 months ago
      Such a gorgeous vase and so beautifully photographed!!
      Excellent write up as well. Thanks for sharing! :)
    2. MALKEY MALKEY, 5 months ago
      thanks ever so much ken for your support words and love
      1412
    3. IronLace IronLace, 5 months ago
      A stunning piece of cameo glass, so rich in colour & evocative in form, & what a way to celebrate your return to the world. Have been thinking about you, MALKEY & so good to see you back on CW, dear friend!
    4. MALKEY MALKEY, 5 months ago
      thank you so much my ironlace your words are comfort from the place i did come
      one flew over the cuckoos nest tame indeed
      lots of louve my ironlace as me hair becomes candy floss pink
      thankin you kindly for the love harry &my ironlace
      always on my mind
      army of lovers cw gang
      1412
    5. Newfld Newfld, 5 months ago
      Beautiful vase with lovely blue flowers (iris?) & pink highlights. Malkey your photography has been consistently excellent, you take such gorgeous pictures, I love the boat heading for the arched bridge it's wonderful
    6. MALKEY MALKEY, 5 months ago
      hi ya jenni so happy you like the all lots of love malkeyyour sokindtears in my eyes in a happy way
      thankin you kindly for the louve jennia kyratango the sweet eza
      protect me from the hooded claw
      lots of love cw gang i,m a free bird once again
      my tears are some what of reality
      1412
    7. SEAN68 SEAN68, 5 months ago
      beautiful blue!!!
    8. sklo42 sklo42, 5 months ago
      The vase is gorgeous and so in tune with its background, Malkey, congratulations on the pairing!
    9. Bambus1920 Bambus1920, 5 months ago
      From a distance the decoration in the first image reminds me of Godzilla ! ''He good''.
    10. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 5 months ago
      Stunning vase!
    11. Justanovice Justanovice, 5 months ago
      I have been wondering how you were doing as the days mounted up and no posting or comments from you!! So good to find you here today!! Hope you are going on ok! Love the colours on this one Malkey! Great photography as usual! Look after yourself!
    12. Sammyz Sammyz, 5 months ago
      YAY MALKEY! It put a smile on my face to see that you are out and able to post a beautiful piece of cameo glass!
    13. Michelleb007 Michelleb007, 5 months ago
      Beautiful vase and pictures, Malkey! Great to see this post from you, too! :)
    14. roddyq roddyq, 5 months ago
      Malkey I must say that I never usually give vases much more then a glance. Your photos scream such beauty to the eye!!
    15. racer4four racer4four, 5 months ago
      So great to hear from you, and I am pleased that you can still deliver us such beauty (as reflected in your soul). The vase, wunderbar; the pictures, divine!
    16. welzebub welzebub, 5 months ago
      Glad to see you back here my friend.... Always a pleasure to see your posts and read them....
    17. MALKEY MALKEY, 5 months ago
      thanks sean my jolly good friend ,,,oh thanks so much peggy xxxx on your super input
      cheers bambus l.o.l good one smiley face
      so kind mrstyndall ,,, thanks so much lesley lots of love malkey xxxx
      hi sammy alive and kicking xxxx
      hello michelle your sentiments well appreciated xxxx
      hi roddy very thoughtful of you to post my jolly good friend
      rrrrr your so sweet and kind karen xxxx
      just super craig my jolly good friend
      thankin you kindly for the louve sean adele fortapache peggy bb2was here Blammoammo lisa mrstyndall violetorange spiritbear anik sylvester roy thomas sammy michelle roddy kevin aura craig ivonne
      and let thank you all for support and kindness
      lots love cw gang army of lovers
      1412
    18. MALKEY MALKEY, 5 months ago
      many thanks for the support love etc jean sylvester kwqd windwalker
      all the very best malkey
      1412
    19. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 5 months ago
      This is fantastic, what a top piece for your collection, I imagine he is pricey and such beauty !~
    20. MALKEY MALKEY, 5 months ago
      hi phild ,yes indeed integral part of the collection & many thanks for the appreciation my jolly good friend
      and tar so much for the love phild pete !!!!!!!!
    21. LauraH LauraH, 4 months ago
      Wow, you really take the most beautiful pictures!
    22. MALKEY MALKEY, 4 months ago
      my sincere apologies for late reply been very ill lots of love cw gang
      thanks ever so much laura
      also thankin you kindly for the love mikelv85 kwqd sylvester cameoboy radegunder jimtim
      1412
      lots of love cw gang army of lovers
      12th august 2018 year
    23. MALKEY MALKEY, 4 months ago
      most kind for the love support appreciated annab thomas pickaboo
      20th august 2018 year forced walk
      1412
    24. MALKEY MALKEY, 4 months ago
      thankin you kindly for love plus support lisa
      all the very best malkey
      1412
    25. MALKEY MALKEY, 4 months ago
      most kind for the love mrstyndall well appreciated
      all the very best malkey
      1412
    26. Moonhill Moonhill, 4 months ago
      Great vase and beautiful view from your window......cheers!!!
    27. MALKEY MALKEY, 4 months ago
      thank you very much for your kind comments moonhill
      all the very best malkey
      appreciate the love moonhill wladyj111
      1412
    28. MALKEY MALKEY, 4 months ago
      thankin you kindly for the love support sean
      all the very best malkey
      1412
    29. MALKEY MALKEY, 2 months ago
      tar so much for the love support gudrun
      xxxxxxxx
      all the very best malkey
      1412
    30. Pickaboo Pickaboo, 2 months ago
      Great photography ! And very informative narrative.
    31. MALKEY MALKEY, 2 months ago
      ever so kind pickaboo and many thanks for the love
      all the very best malkey
      1412
    32. MALKEY MALKEY, 2 months ago
      thankin you kindly for the love tigra vynil33rpm
      all the very best malkey
      1412
    33. MALKEY MALKEY, 2 months ago
      thank you so much for the love support lesley
      xxxxxxxx
      all the very best malkey
      1412

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