Nancy, around 1910. Colourless glass with honey-coloured, white and at the base violet underlay and violet overlay. Frosted ground. Continous decor in high and deep etching: flowers and leaves of the clematis. Sign.: 'Gallé' (high etching). H. 25 cm. - One of the most famous glass artists of the French Art Nouveau. Many designs of ceramic, glass and furniture in the style of historicism and art nouveau. Studied in Weimar and Meisenthal, staied in London and Paris, the first successes at the World Exhibition in Paris in 1878. - Mus: represented in leading art museums in the world. - Lit: B. Hakenjos, Emile Gallé, München 2012.