Art Deco Glass

Art Deco glass is for the minimalist collector who wants to collect some of the most stunning glass ever made.

1920s and 1930s Art Deco Glass

So, what makes a piece of glass Art Deco Glass?

Well, Art Deco is a name derived from an exhibition in Paris in 1925 (the Exposition des Arts Decoratifs et industriels Modernes).

Where the finest French artists exhibited their extravangant glass sculptures in this new style.

It has been referred to as the perfect expression of the extravagance of Paris during the 1920’s and is renowned for its opulence and exclusivity.

Art Deco glass uses geometric patterns, bold colours, exuberant, sometimes stylised, female figures, and animal motifs.

Major designers of Art Deco glass were Rene Lalique, Maurice Marinot, Daum Freres, Marius Sabino, Etling, Schneider, Gabriel Argy-Rousseau, and Francois Decorchemont.

Art Deco Glass Schneider Lamp

In Sweden Art Deco glass was made by Orrefors, in Britain it was produced by Joblings, Bagley, Stevens & Williams, Davidson, Sowerby, and Moncrieff.

In Belgium there was a series of Art Deco pieces made by Val St. Lambert, and in Germany it was made by Auguste Walther and Sohne.

Adding Stunningly Beautiful Art Deco Glass to your Antiques Collection

Art Deco Glass Decanter

In Britain art deco glass was produced by Joblings, Bagley, Stevens & Williams, Davidson, Sowerby, and Moncrieff.

In Belgium there was a series of Art Deco pieces made by Val St. Lambert, and in Germany it was made by Auguste Walther and Sohne.

In the 1920s Rene Lalique became famous for his work in Art Deco Glass and he was responsible for the walls of lighted glass and the elegant glass columns that filled the dining room and grand salon of the SS Normandie.

Lalique also produced some very collectable art deco glass mascots.

Art Deco glass uses geometric patterns, bold colours, exuberant, sometimes stylised, female figures, and animal motifs.

Art Deco Sabino Glass Wall Sconces

A fine Pair of art deco wall lights by Sabino, France c1925.

With frosted glass shades and silvered bronze sconces. Marked “Sabimo Paris”, “Made in France”.

Art Deco Rene Laliqe Oranges Vase

Rene Lalique Oranges vase.

Press-moulded glass with black enamels. French, 1926. Made at the Lalique glassworks (Verrerie d’Alsace).

Bohemian Art Deco Glass Decanter

A Bohemian Art Deco cut and flashed glass decanter with six glasses.

Height: decanter 9 3/8ins/23.7cms; glass 2 9/16ins/6.5cms.

Art Deco Pierre D'avesn three bats bowl

Fine and rare Art Deco enamelled glass bowl in a silver plated bronze mount in the form of three bats.

Made by Pierre D’Avesn (a subsidiary of the Daum glass factory) France circa 1927 Marks: Val (Verreries D’Art Lorrain

Art Deco Glass, as you can see from the above examples is really quite stunning. When collecting make sure to check every piece for damage as any damage can drastically affect the value of even the nicest pieces.