Pierre D’avesn | “Les Carpe” Opalescent Glass Plafonnier | France c.1930

A beautiful “Les Carpe” Opalescent Glass Plafonnier designed and signed by Pierre D’avesn either while he worked at Verreries D’art Lorrain or Verlys. France c.1930

Pierre d’Avesn 1901-1990

  • Pierre d’Avesn studied at the prestigious Ecole des Arts Décoratifs in Paris. At the age of fourteen, was hired to work with René Lalique, who taught him the art of glass making.

  •  During this period, he designed Lalique’s famous “Serpent” vase as well as the “Tourbillons” vase, two of the most highly priced and extremely collectable pieces by “Lalique”.

  • In 1927, he was the chief designer at Daum’s secondary glass works Verreries D’Art Lorrain near Luneville.

  • Between 1937 and 1940 d’Avesn managed the Verlys glassworks.

  • While working for Daum & Verlys, D’avesn’s personal designs were allows to bear his signature unlike when he was working at Lalique

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