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A WROUGHT-IRON AND GLASS VASE

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A WROUGHT-IRON AND GLASS VASE
BY CHAPELLE, 1920s
of footed ovoid form, the wrought-iron frame cast with two handles formed as stylised peacocks, their tails interlinking to form openwork frame with stylised foliate motifs and oval banding, with later mould-blown blue glass body decorated with scattered gilt foil inclusions, the metal marked 'Chapelle Nancy'
20 3/8in. (51.8cm.) high

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Inspired by Daum, who the 1930s in association with Majorelle or Edgar Brandt, produced a range of glass vessels blown into wrought-iron armatures, Chapelle designed a range of stylised animals with wrought-iron frames and mould-blown glass bodies by Muller Freres.
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