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Author Topic: Art Deco Degue Vase  (Read 1633 times)

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Offline mhgcgolfclub

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Art Deco Degue Vase
« on: March 22, 2007, 09:01:52 PM »
I would just like to share my latest find , I went to the antique shops in Dorking Surrey with my wife and in the last shop I saw a nice vase, the label said 1920's French Vase Degus, it was signed on top of base , I knew it was Degue, but that was about all I knew, I decided to leave it and do some research at home and also went to local library and borrowed Millers Art Glass  where there are a couple of pages on Degue, it was only then I regretted not buying it, I decided to go back early this moning and even then I was not sure if I would buy it , once in the shop when i had it in my hands again it looked even better than when I first saw it, so  i snapped it up there and then,
The vase stands 15" tall, weighs 1.75 kgs  and is a mottled green the base and handles are a deep mottled purple, I know in these days there are plenty of reproduction and flakes, but this seems genuine
(http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y76/mhgcgolfclub/th_degue1.jpg)
(http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y76/mhgcgolfclub/th_degue2.jpg)

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many thanks for looking Roy

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Offline ChrisStewart

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Re: Art Deco Degue Vase
« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2007, 07:38:52 AM »
Hi Roy,

I cannot say with this is a fake or not, but I observe that the signature is different to that found on Degue glass shades. On the shades the last e has a long tail. This might not be significant as the signature on the shades is moulded.

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Chris
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Re: Art Deco Degue Vase
« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2007, 08:13:25 AM »
It doesn't look too dissimilar to the engraved signatures I've seen, but I'm not really familiar with Degué's output beyond lighting.

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