Art Deco Pierre D’Avesn amber frosted glass vase designed for Daum, 1930s.
Literature: La genie Verrier de l’Europe – G. Cappa p235
Pierre D’Avesn Amber Vase
Frosted Glass, Daum 1930s
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Pierre D’Avesn Amber Vase in Frosted Glass, France 1930s.
This Pierre D’Avesn Amber Vase is a true example of Art Deco glasswork. c In excellent condition for its age, it exemplifies D’Avesn’s unique style. Highly valued by collectors, it is a must-have for anyone who appreciates beautiful and unique pieces.
Pierre d’Avesn was born in 1901; he died in 1990. His real name was Pierre Girre.
While attending the School of Decorative Arts in Paris, Pierre d’Avesn was a student of Francois Decorchemont.
He started his career at Rene Lalique’s studio at the age of 14. At Lalique, he designed famous pieces such as the serpent vase and the Tourbillons vase. He later produced his own molds in collaboration with the Saint Remy Crystal factory and worked with Daum until 1936. In 1937, he joined the Holophane Glassworks to create models for the Verlys until the outbreak of war. His workshop’s original drawings have been discovered, and several models can be attributed to him.
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