Lot: 131

Henri Bergé; Émile Wirtz
'Champignons' vase with handles, 1907

H. 15.1 cm. Made by Daum Frères, Nancy. Overlaid glass, colourless, opal white, amber and pink powder inclusions. Decor cut in high and low engraving, motifs with mushrooms and grass against the backdrop of a wide heath landscape, polychrome enamel, rough background. Martelé cut on the base. Bottom signed: Daum Nancy, cross of Lorraine (engraved).

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Hammer Price: 6,000 €

156B - Art Nouveau - Art Deco
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Cat. Daum Collection, Tokyo 1987, no. 187 'Champignons sylvestres'; cf. Ricke / Schmitt, Glass Collection Gerda Koepff, Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf, Munich 1998, no. 112-116, other vases from this decor series.