Emile Galle Cameo Nancy France Vase Umbels Gewächs Pink Height 17 1/8in Um
Vase with a large, round base, widening in a bead-like manner and then conically narrowing to a narrow opening with a flared mouth edge, colorless glass with pink and light green color powder inclusions, overlay in light brown, etched decoration with umbelliferous plants in different levels, matt etched on the inside and outside background, polished relief. Glass covered with several layers, in which motifs are worked out in high cut.
Since the mid-19th century The shaping was also done by etching. Vessels made of cameo glass were already made in ancient times, and at the end of the 19th century. At the end of the 19th century, Émile Gallé developed this art of glass further, created Art Nouveau designs and employed a large factory in Nancy. Vase with a large, round stand, widenin.