François Théodore LEGRAS (1839-1916) - Large Art Nouveau vase with enamelled decoration of daisies and arabesque of thistles enhanced with gold -

Description
François Théodore LEGRAS (1839-1916) - Large Art Nouveau vase with enamelled decoration of daisies and arabesque of thistles enhanced with gold -
France - 1890-1919 - Hand-blown glass

Ca 1900. Cristallerie de St-Denis, France.

Sublime large baluster-shaped vase with square collar, with the famous “Vert Nil” satin background tinted in the mass decorated with beautiful daisies in blossom and buttons, very delicately hand painted, with a broad frieze and arabesque of thistles enhanced with gold at the rim of the neck.

Beautiful high quality craftsmanship work by this great master glassmaker from early 20th century.

Height: 305 mm.

Rare model, referenced and authenticated in the famous catalogue Répertoire Raisonné Legras, “Verrerie artistique et populaire française". Ref. 0840 (see last pictures)

Vase in mint condition with a fresh and thick enamel and bright colours and gilding.

Very beautiful large vase with a big volume, very decorative.

French family collection

Secure insured shipping with double protection, tracking number and signature.

Lot details
Object
Large Art Nouveau vase with enamelled decoration of daisies and arabesque of thistles enhanced with gold -
Material
Hand-blown glass
Designer/ Artist
François Théodore LEGRAS (1839-1916)
Style
Art Nouveau
Estimated Period
1890-1919
Country of Origin
France
Condition
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
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