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DAUM NANCY Acid Etched Cameo Glass and Sterling Silver Traveling Liquor Flask w/original Box, circa 1900s. DAUM, a glassworks in Nancy, France, was started by Jean Daum in 1875.In 1893, the Daum brothers began producing cameo glass, using acid-etching techniques to decorate with bouquets of flowers. This piece, sometimes referred to as an opera or carriage flask, is a stunning example that was h. Andmade in the lavish Art Nouveau period.
Highly prized by both scent bottle and flask collectors, these are frequently mistaken as a "lay down" perfume bottle and although they could be used for perfume, these wonderful bottles were originally produced as a discreet travel accessory for serving liquor or holding ones favorite "remedy" that could easily be served with the removable bottom shot tumbler. It features a conical or tapered body that is beautifully decorated with cut cameo bands & floral motifs, which are highlighted with accents of gold & blue enamel to the petals & bands.The purple-rose background is acid etched giving it a translucent, chipped ice appearance. The bottom of glass was signed in gold letters but has somewhat faded over the years though still apparent are the D of Daum &, the Lorraine Cross, which was its symbol and the cy for last two letters of Nancy see pics. This signature was used by DAUM NANCY from 1890 to 1896, then again in early 1900s. The silver top is beautifully decorated in the. Or combed waves motif, the. Inside is cork lined for sealing. The lid, collar and tumbler have a gold vermeil finish which are all.
Hallmarked by the well-known jeweler MOISE VIERNY of Parish. They are all also h. Allmarked with the French Minerva first standard mark used from 1838 to 1929 depicting the goddess Minerva with a number 1 beside her head to denote a silver content of 950/1000 95% pure silver which is higher purity than the standard. This charming piece is in excellent condition free of any chips cracks or repairs and comes in the original presentation box which is in good condition and fully intact. - - - - - -.
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Please inquire about availability and cost. The item "Antique DAUM NANCY Sterling Silver Cameo Glass Liquor Perfume Flask withBox c. 1900" is in sale since Thursday, November 22, 2018. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\French\Daum". The seller is "forthampton" and is located in North Carolina.This item can be shipped to United States.