Gorgeous, tall French Art Nouveau cameo glass art vase by Cheval c1910. Elongated conical body with cylindrical neck and everted rim. Finely worked flowing design of trailing leaves and flowers. Acid etched cameo design in differing depths of amethyst over a frosted pate-de-verre ground of pale amethyst and clear glass. Beautifully creates the effect of looking at the sky through trailing branches. Raised cameo signature Cheval with the Cross of Lorraine to the body and etched signature to base over a ground pontil mark. The vase measures 31.5 cm in height and 9 cm maximum diameter.

 

The Cross of Lorraine was used by artisans working in and around Nancy which became famous for its art glass and crystal during the Art Nouveau period. A