1 May 1997
A rare mounted and blown glass beaker
By Jules Habert-Dys, circa 1900
The metal finely chased and engraved with a frieze of dragonflies, delicate wings rising from foliage, with clear glass blown between
5¼in. (13.5cm.) high
Maker's monogram JD incorporating spider suspended from gossamer thread, maker's mark JBF within a lozenge, French poinçon
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We are grateful to Victor Arwas for suggesting this attribution.
For further details of the work of Jules Habert-Dys, see: Victor Arwas Glass. Art Nouveau to Art Deco, London, 1987, pp. 159 - 162.
Please note this piece is designed by Joe Descomps and not Jules Habert-Dys as stated in the catalogue. The piece was exhibited at the Salon de La Societé des Artistes Français, 1903.
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