French Art Glass: Daum

Daum. Nancy, France. The Daum glassworks was founded in Nancy, France in 1875. They, along with Emile Galle who was a close associate, made some of the most beautiful pieces of glassware ever made, including their amazing Art Nouveau pieces, a return to the art of nature.  All of their work was signed.

PW 2461. Daum. Nancy, France, Fuchsia Vase Museum Piece, circa 1895-1905. Beautifully etched and enameled signed floral (fuchsia) vase with a square shape when viewed from above or below. Excellent condition. Signed in raised relief with “Daum Nancy” and the Cross of Lorraine. A nice cabinet size at 4 5/8 inches in height and  2 1/8 inches square. Weight is fourteen ounces. Ground and polished pontil mark.  $1450

PW 2457. Daum. Nancy, France, 8 ½ inch tall Leaves and Berries Vase Museum Piece, circa 1905-WW1.  A beautifully etched and enameled signed bright, festive, classy vase in about perfect condition. The only evidence of use is light foot wear. Daum had a gift for giving a natural light look to their Art Noveau pieces as with this sunset orange and golden sky background. The leaves and berries stand in relief to the etched background glass and are exquisitely enameled to bring them to life. Excellent condition with no problems. Signed in raised relief with “Daum Nancy France” and the Cross of Lorraine. The background to the leaves and berries is etched to a pleasing softness. They did a great job coloring, enameling, and etching the leaves to give them a lifelike look. Large cabinet size at 8 1/2  inches in height; 4 ½ inches diameter at the widest point; one pound.   SOLD

PW 2542. Daum. Nancy, France, 5 1/2 inch tall Etched, Gilded, and enameled Vase Museum Piece, circa 1890s.  Beautiful floral spray in yellow and peach enamel arrayed along a gilded stem above gilded fronds and pleasingly etched glass. So nice. Painted on the base “Daum Nancy” and the Cross of Lorraine. Excellent condition with no issues. A nice cabinet size at 5 1/2  inches in height; 2 3/8 inch diameter  at the  widest point; four ounces.   $650