Schneider Verre Francais

Charles Schneider Le Verre Francais

The Verrerie Schneider was founded by brothers Ernest and Charles during 1913 at Epinay-Sur-Seine a suburb of northern Paris. Charles had trained at the Ecole des Beux-arts in Nancy and had worked for Daum during his studies. Ernest Schneider had also worked for Daum although his sojourn was an unhappy one due to his relationship with Jean and Paul Daum.

The timing for their new venture could not have been worse, most of their workforce was mobilised in 1914. They were made to re-open the glassworks in 1917 to manufacture glassware required by hospitals and laboratories. However, by the early 1920s their products had found their way to most major Paris and other international galleries at a time when French art deco glass was at it peak of popularity. Charles Schneider designed in art nouveau and art deco and designed some vases that showcase both.

Schneider art glass vases are usually signed although not always. The first mark used by the Verreries Schneider was the candy cane or berlingot mark. This is quite unmistakable with bands of red, white and blue enamels. It is alleged that this was used when a retailer did not wish their clients to be able to identify the origin of the vase.

The Schneider script and block letter signatures, either inscribed of acid etched are the most frequently observed. The Schneider script mark may have an associated two handled urn alongside the signature, the urn may also be used in isolation.

Both "Verre Francais" and "Le Verre Francais" signatures were used from 1918. Cameo glass vases were also occasionally signed "Charder" and "Charder Le Verre Francais" a contraction of Charles Schneider. Marks were also created for retailers, Finnigans the Bond Street London shop, Ovington of 5th Avenue New York and De-Backer Brussels and all had their own marks.

Some vases deigned by Dufrene of the La Maitrise studio are signed accordingly.

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A Fine Tall Early Schneider Glass Vase 1918-21

A Fine Tall Early Schneider Glass Vase 1918-21

A Fine Tall Early Schneider Glass Vase 1918-21

£1,350.00

A Schneider Mottled Glass Vase c1925

A Schneider Mottled Glass Vase c1925

A Schneider Mottled Glass Vase c1925

£525.00

Schneider Le Verre Francais Begonias Vase 1922-25

Schneider Le Verre Francais Begonias Vase 1922-25

Schneider Le Verre Francais Begonias Vase 1922-25

£1,850.00

A Schneider Campanules Glass Bowl c1924

A Schneider Campanules Glass Bowl c1924

A Schneider Campanules Glass Bowl c1924

£1,175.00

Schneider  Mottled Glass Centrepiece c1925

Schneider Mottled Glass Centrepiece c1925

A stunning Schneider mottled glass centrepiece from c1925 in excellent condition. For more French art glass, including a wide range of Art Deco glass, please visit Scottish Antiques online store.

£325.00

A Very Large Schneider Tazza 1925-30

A Very Large Schneider Tazza 1925-30

Mottled blue dish with raidial pattern of clear bubbles. Mottled amethyst glass foot. The extraordinary deep navy blue is not a colour normally found within glasswares. The Schneiders employed their own full time chemist to develop new colours and they we

£625.00

A Schneider Geometric Wide Rimmed Charger c1935

A Schneider Geometric Wide Rimmed Charger c1935

A Schneider Geometric Wide Rimmed Charger c1935

£275.00

Signed Schneider Verre Francais Pitcher c1924

Signed Schneider Verre Francais Pitcher c1924

A very fine signed Schneider vase from c1924 in excellent condition. For more French art glass, including a wide range of Art Deco glass, please visit Scottish Antiques online store.

£525.00

Charles Schneider French Art Deco Glass - Tiny Esveld

Charles Schneider French Art Deco Glass - Tiny Esveld

Tiny Esveld is an internationally renowned authority on the glassware of Schneider, Galle, Daum and the Ecole De Nancy. This tour de force is beautifully illustrated with more than five hundred sensational images over its two hundred and ninety pages.

£20.00

A Schneider Verre Francais Vase c1925

A Schneider Verre Francais Vase c1925

Pale lemon yellow , mottled with pale green, peach and amethyst. Incised signature Schneider on the amethyst glass foot

£450.00

A Schneider Verre Francais Dahlia Vase c1925

A Schneider Verre Francais Dahlia Vase c1925

The acid cut design owes more to an art nouveau influence and as usual the overall effect is enhanced by careful down lighting.

£725.00

Schneider Verre Francais Feuilles D'Oseille Vase c1920

Schneider Verre Francais Feuilles D'Oseille Vase c1920

The candy cane "Berlingot" mark in the foot was only used between 1918 and 1921. The incised decoration depicts sorrel leaves.

£675.00

Schneider Feuilles D'Oseille Vase c1920

Schneider Feuilles D'Oseille Vase c1920

The candy cane "Berlingot" mark in the foot was only used between 1918 and 1921. The incised decoration depicts sorrel leaves.

£675.00

A Schneider Blue Glass Pitcher c1925

A Schneider Blue Glass Pitcher c1925

Lustrous powder and deep blue. The glossy finish would indicate that this was probaly made between 1924 and 1927 but similar pitchers and ewers were produced for the entire decade by Schneider Verre Francais

£535.00

A Tall Schneider Jade Vase c1925

A Tall Schneider Jade Vase c1925

A fine Schneider Jades series vase marked SCHNEIDER on the upper foot

£775.00

Schneider Frosted Glass Coupe Bijoux c1930

Schneider Frosted Glass Coupe Bijoux c1930

Schneider Frosted Glass Coupe Bijoux c1930

£275.00

A Schneider Verre Francais Vase c1925-30

A Schneider Verre Francais Vase c1925-30

An intercalary decorated Schneider glass vase

£525.00

A Schneider Verre Francais Pitcher 1922-26

A Schneider Verre Francais Pitcher 1922-26

Schneider, Le Verre Francais produced the most radical designs of the early 20th century, they have remained utterly contemporary such was their level of ingenuity.

£490.00

Signed Schneider Glass Pitcher 1922-26

Signed Schneider Glass Pitcher 1922-26

The incised copperscript signature Schneider is on lower bowl below the handle. Schneider, Le Verre Francais produced the most radical designs of the early 20th century. They remain contemporary

£525.00

Schneider Verre Francais Coupe Bijoux c1924

Schneider Verre Francais Coupe Bijoux c1924

A beautiful Schneider coupe bijoux from c1924 in excellent condition. For more French art glass, including a wide range of Art Deco vases, please visit Scottish Antiques online store.

£925.00

Signed Schneider Coupe Bijoux c1925

Signed Schneider Coupe Bijoux c1925

Schneider Art Deco glass coupe bijoux. Internally mottled with amethyst and chestnut trasitions to a flocculate citrus orange at the centre

£595.00

Signed Schneider Coupe Bijoux c1925

Signed Schneider Coupe Bijoux c1925

A very fine signed Schneider coupe bijoux from c1924 in excellent condition. For more French art glass, including a wide range of Art Deco vases, please visit Scottish Antiques online store.

£900.00

A Signed Schneider Verre Francais Glass Pitcher 1922-26

A Signed Schneider Verre Francais Glass Pitcher 1922-26

A very fine Schneider glass pitcher in mottled amethyst and orange. A 20th century iconic design

£450.00

A Schneider Glass Pitcher c1925

A Schneider Glass Pitcher c1925

A very fine Charles Schneidr glass pitcher, iconic style from the early 20th century

£495.00

Charles Schneider Art Deco Amethyst Vase c1930

Charles Schneider Art Deco Amethyst Vase c1930

A very fine Charles Schneider Art Deco amethyst vase from c1930 in excellent condition. For more French art glass, including a wide range of Lalique, Galle, and Daum vases, please visit Scottish Antiques online store.

£400.00

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