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Claudius Linossier Dinanderie Vase


This rare French Art Deco vase, by Claudius Linossier, is a spherical vessel, crafted from hammered copper and brass with geometric silver patina on a burnt umber, red and ochre ground. The powerful red vase features a frieze of diamonds circling around the mouth of the piece.

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Item #: B-19772 
Artist: Claude Linossier 
Country: France 
Circa: 1930 
Dimensions: 4.75" height, 5" diameter 
Materials: Copper, Brass
Signed: "Cl. Linossier"

Claudius Linossier was a highly important French Art Deco metal artist, who chose to work in the very old and very difficult technique of dinanderie, which involved decorating hand-raised copper vessels with specially made metal oxides that were hammered into the surface, and when heated, produced subtle and beautiful colors.