A French Art Nouveau cameo glass covered box with carved and enamel decoration by Daum. The box features clover flowers with pink blossoms, green leaves and golden, serpentine stems. Japonisme, a predominant fin-de-siècle trend, encouraged French artists to examine nature in new ways. Here, the precise representation of the clover flowers and leaves emulates botanical sketches and reflects these new perspectives afforded to French artists.
A DAUM ENAMELLED GLASS VASE - the clear glass internally mottled with white, yellow and green towards the base, etched and enamelled in shades of green, brown and pink with flowers, cameo mark Daum Nancy with a cross of Lorraine -- 20cm. high.