Vase (France), ca. 1900
In 1891, Daum Frères, a prominent glassworks in Nancy, France, operated by brothers Auguste and Antonin Daum, opened a decoration studio to augment their fine glassware. Daum’s chief decorator of 30 years, artist Henri Bergé (French, 1870-1937), made hundreds of watercolor studies from plants in Nancy’s botanical gardens for use by designers at the factory as well as in his teaching. In 1897, a formal drawing school was established at the factory with courses taught by Bergé and fellow designer Jacques Gruber
It is credited
Museum purchase through gift of Jacob Schiff.
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Its dimensions are
H x diam.: 25.5 x 13.2 cm (10 1/16 x 5 3/16 in.)
Cite this object as
Vase (France), ca. 1900; Manufactured by Daum (France); glass; H x diam.: 25.5 x 13.2 cm (10 1/16 x 5 3/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Jacob Schiff; 1969-48-1