Lot: 86

Henri Bergé
'Iris' vase, 1906-12

Henri Bergé Daum Frères, Nancy

In blossom shape with asymmetrical top rim. H. 31 cm. Designed by Henri Bergé. Vessel in cased glass. In the lower area with deep blue, above that with bluish white blurry powder inclusions. Elaborate sculptural glass applications. One large and one smaller iris blossom in blue, one daffodil in yellow and elongated leaves in green with yellow spots. This pond landscape in sculptural relief finished in elaborate wheel carving. Foot in cased glass with green powder inclusions and applications. Signed on the node: DAUM NANCY, cross of Lorraine (engraved).

Hammer Price: 60,000 €

141A - Auction Art Glass from Lorraine - a private collection
20. November 2018 at 2:00 PM

Literature:

Cf. Ricke/Schmitt, Glass collection Gerda Koepff, Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf, Munich 1998, no. 119; cf. Daum, Maîtres verriers, Lausanne 1980, p. 78f.