Peynaud Art Nouveau Glass Bonbonnière
An Art Nouveau glass box by the Bordeaux maître verrier, Jean-Simon Peynaud.
It has an elegant decor of peaches and leaves on an orange-tinted background. Signed top and bottom. It’s probably from around 1910-1920.
Height 3 inches / 7.5cm
Diameter 5 inches /13cm
Very good condition with some negligible wear : 3 fleabites (2 on the inside of the lid, one at the edge).
Jean-Simon Peynaud (1869-1952) was a decorative artist based in Bordeaux. He began his career at the Vieillard et Cie faienceries, where he would have worked alongside the remarkable Amédée de Caranza. In 1910, he set up business in Bordeaux, designing Art Nouveau vases, bowls, lamp bases and so on in the style of the École de Nancy. The company closed in the 1930s.
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