Le Verre Français (Verreries Schneider) | “Cardamines” Cameo Plafonnier | France c.1925


A good quality “Le Verre Francais” cameo glass plafonnier of deep bowl form designed with stylised flowers and grasses in the “Cardamines” pattern by Charles Schneider; bronzed fitments for suspension. Unsigned, but see Le Louvres Des Antiquaires: “Charles Schneider: Maitre-Verrier”(1984) pp.68 and 69 for this design  . France c1925.

Diameter 31cm/12ins; displayed 61/24.

Verreries Schneider (Le verre Français), Epinay-sur-Seine 1913

Charles Schneider

  • Charles Schneider was born in Chateau-Thierry, near Paris, on 23rd February 1881.

  • His brother, Ernest Schneider (1877-1937), started working for Daum in 1903 as clerk. Charles had started an artistic career and was already active at Daum since 1898.

  • In 1913, the brothers decided to start their own business and bought a small glass factory in association with a friend Henri Wolf, at Epinay-sur-Seine.

  • In 1918, fire destroyed the studios at Galle and a group of artists went to Schneider’s.

  • Early Cameo glass in art Nouveau style is signed “Le Verre Francais” and “Charder” pseudonym for Charles Schneider

  • Pate-de-verre and art deco glass is signed simply “Schneider”

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