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Amalric Walter, Daum Nancy Pâte de Verre Glass Figure of a Woman in Blue


Timeless in its beauty, this arresting composition by Daum Nancy and Amalric Walter in glass was fittingly created using ancient technology resurrected by the glass masters at the turn of the 20th century. The strikingly vertical piece captures the form of a woman swimming in a diaphanous mess of gauzy robes. Engulfed but unbothered by the garments that dance around her steadfast figure, the female form is frozen in an elegant contrapposto and cast in graduating hues of bright, crystal blue.

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Item #: P-20163
Artist: Amalric Walter, Daum Nancy 
Country: France
Circa: 1900
Dimensions: 8" height, 4" Width, 2.5" Depth
Materials: Glass

Pâte de verre is one of the most technical and most revered forms of glass making. The technology to create pâte de verre glass was lost for many centuries, only to be revived around the beginnings of the careers of such master glass artists as Amalric Walter.