Learn about Schneider / Le Verre Francais

The Verrerie Schneider company (Schneider Glassware) was founded in 1911 in Epinay-Sur-Seine, in the northern suburbs of Paris in 1911, by brothers Ernest and Charles Schneider, who had trained and worked for both the Galle and Daum companies. It was Charles who took up the position of glass designer and technician for the company, while his brother looked after the administration including accounting and promotion.

The began producing cameo glass in the Art Nouveau style, vases with applied handles in contrasting colours and art glass.

In 1918, Galle’s studios were destroyed by fire and a number of his artists moved to Schneider’s factory to continue their work for Galle. Here they taught Schneider the decorative technique of ‘marqueterie de verre’, where coloured glass shapes are pressed into glass of a different colour to form a pattern or image.

After the 1925 Paris Exhibition, Schneider’s factory, now operating under the name Verrerie Schneider, expanded enormously and took on commissions from shops and perfumeries such as Coty, and by 1926 the Verrerie Schneider company was the largest glass producer in France. more...

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A Charles Schneider Art Deco acid etched glass vase, circa 1925, embellished with red flowers on a mottled ground signed in cameo Charder, Le Verre Francais and France, 20 cm high.

A fine signed Charles Schneider cased glass vase, circa 1925, the distinctive globular vase with an applied 'V' style handle with a rippled mount to the body balanced with a flaring spout, having a mottled aubergine toned upper section upon a yellow amber

A Charles Schneider, Le Verre Francais, Perliere pattern glass bowl. Engraved signature base 'Le Verre Francais'. Height 13.5 cm. Diameter 27.5 cm

A Charles Schneider, Le Verre Francais, French Art Deco glass fruit stand, c.1925. Engraved signature to base. Height 14.5 cm. Diameter 39 cm

A Charles Schneider, Le Verre Francais, French Art Deco glass jug, c.1925. Engraved signature to base. Height 16.5 cm

A Charles Schneider, Le Verre Francais, mottled glass vase, c.1925. Stencilled mark to base. Height 19.5 cm. Diameter 15.5 cm

Charles Schneider cameo glass vase signed Le Verre Francais with raised courting swan motifs. Height 17 cm

A Schneider 'Le Verre Francais' glass vase, French, circa 1930 etched signature Le Verre Francais 46.8 cm high

Charles Schneider small blue and yellow Christmas pudding shaped vase, signed Schneider, approx 13.5 cm high

A Schneider Le Verre Francais 'Charder' cameo glass vase c.1920's France. The vase is decorated with acid etched Art Deco designs over a mottled glass ground. Engraved 'Le Verre Francios' and 'Charder' in cameo. Height 20.5 cm; diameter 25 cm (very slight

A Schneider Le Verre Francais 'Charder' cameo glass vase c.1920's France. The vase is decorated with acid etched Art Deco designs over a mottled glass ground. Engraved 'Le Verre Francios' and 'Charder' in cameo. Height 9.5 cm; diameter 11 cm

A Schneider Le Verre Francais cameo glass vase c.1920's France. The vase is decorated with acid-etched designs in the 'Dahlias' pattern. Engraved 'Le Verre Francais'. Height 35.2 cm

Schneider Le Verre Francais baluster glass vase, cameo of bunches of grapes, signed on base, approx 31 cm high

French Le Verre cameo glass vase. Orange blossoms. Provenance: Private Collection, ACT. Height 15 cm

Charles Schneider signed art glass squat form bowl in purple

Rare Art Deco Schneider cameo glass bowl in blue & orange decorated in flowers. Signed to the base Le Verre Français, approx 6 cm high, 13 cm diameter

A Schneider Le Verre Francais Charder acid etched Art Deco glass vase c.1920's. The vase is decorated with Art Deco stylised acid etched geometric designs to upper bowl and mottled amethyst glass base signed engraved signature base: 'Le Verre Francais' to

A Schneider Art Nouveau style glass vase c.1920's. The vase is a baluster shape with apple green glass and dark glass overlay upper rim signed mark: 'Schneider' with bottle vase mark. Height 34.5 cm

A Schneider Art Deco mottled glass vase late 1920's. The vase an ovoid shape with pointed spout and applied handle acid stamp: 'Schneider'. Height 30.5 cm

Signed Charles Schneider smokey quartz Art Deco vase, with angular etched bands, approx 18.5 cm high

Charles Schneider mottled blue and mauve Art Glass vase, 21 cm high. Signed

Schneider Le Verre Francais cameo glass vase, c.1920's, Art Deco design, incised signature 'Le Verre Francais'. Height 38 cm

A cameo glass lamp by Le Verre Francais, France, 1920s, an ovoid and mushroom shaped table lamp on metal foliate feet, acid etched and engraved in a toadstool design in shades of orange merging into oxblood over a thick mottled yellow grey ground with sky

Charles Schneider Charder French glass vase signed & etched 'France' to base. Height 18.5 cm

A glass amphora by Le Verre Francais France, 1920s, a magnificent broad shouldered tapering amphora with applied handles overlaid and acid etched in shades of aubergine with overlapping leaves and berries over a mottled creamy yellow and orange ground, wit

A glass vase by Le Verre Francais, France, later 1920s, a wonderful squashed ovoid bowl on a footed base etched and enamelled in the 'Rhododendrons' pattern in shades of watermelon to aubergine over a white descending to orange mottled ground, with a polis

A glass vase by Le Verre Francais, France, early to mid 1920s, a low bowl shaped vase with a broad waisted neck, enamelled and acid etched in stylised 'Amourettes' of bold orange colours descending to oxblood over a mottled amber ground, with a polished po

A cameo glass vase by Le Verre Francais France, 1920s, a slender baluster shaped overlaid vase with acid etched and enamelled foxglove designs in orange, red and oxblood over a ground of mottled pink and plum, a ground pontil to base, and marked Le Verre F

A glass table lamp by Le Verre Francais, France, 1925-1927, with a squat pointed mushroom profile, the etched and enamelled lamp decorated in 'Dahlia' pattern with the cameo colours descending from lilac to deep purple over a mottled pink ground becoming r

A cameo glass vase by Le Verre Francais France, 1920s, of long slightly bulbous form upon a footed base, acid etched and wheel engraved in orange and ochre in the cascading 'Clycines' pattern over a mottled frosted translucent and pale green ground, a came

A Charles Schneider glass vase, France, 1920s, a blown vase of ovoid form with a short neck and a wide flat rim in orange with inclusions and striations in brown, purple and buff, with a ground pontil and the etched signature of Schneider to lower bowl. He

A glass comport by Le Verre Francais, France, mid 1920s, a low bowl with a finely textured ground in modulating pinks and cobalt etched and enamelled in the 'Garance' pattern with trailing pendants in raspberry to purple, a polished pontil, and etched Le v

Charles Schneider Le Verre Francais 'Papillons' pattern bowl/comport. Signed to base. 12 cm high, 24 cm diameter

A Charles Schneider French glass vase. Red of bulbous form with black handles and flared neck. Signed Schneider 1924-1933. 59 cm high

Charles Schneider flambe Art Glass vase, etched signature, 29.5 cm high

Charles Schneider Art Glass vase, of bubble and roll over lip design, 13 cm high. Signed base

Charles Schneider vase in green and orange, etched mark, 28 cm high

Charles Schneider vase, of deep cherry and turquoise, standing on spreading foot, etched Schneider mark, 17.5 cm high

Rare Charles Schneider orange and green Art Glass vase, 28.5 cm high

A Verre Francais cameo glass vase with butterfly, moth and flowers, French, circa 1900, signed, 15 cm high

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