This is a French cameo art glass vase. The maker is Schneider. The vase is signed in three spots, two signatures of the glassmaker, and an etched signature for the store. The cameo pattern is called in French "Décor Cedre" or the translation to English is "Cedar Decoration." The date is the 20th century, circa 1925 to 1928.
You can view another Schneider vase with the same cameo pattern in the book, "Schneider Maitre Verrier" by Gerard Bertrand, page 114.
Translating the author's description to English, the author describes the pattern as being an orange with blue glass overlay on an interior glass clouded with blue or violet.
Using my own words, the carved overlay glass is orange streaked with blue. The pattern depicts the fruit or nuts of a cedar tree, similar to an acorn, and which is rare to see in nature. The nuts droop down over the glass with dangling fronds at the end. The interior glass is mottled, a blue to orange color streaked with darker blue or purple. The foot shows the colors of the overlay glass clearly, a dark orange with streaks of blue,
The shape is one of an ovoid body, with a round foot, a short neck and a flared mouth. The vase is 9 ¼" high and 3 ½" wide at the bottom of the foot.
The vase is signed Charder on the front lower part in cameo relief. It is also etched Le Verre Francaise on the foot. In addition, on the bottom, it is etched France Ovington, and the words are partially etched over the finished pontil. Ovington Bros was a high end department store in New York, and the third signature means that Schneider made the vase specifically for the store, so as an export to the United States.
The rim is round. The pontil is large, round, slightly indented, and polished smooth.
There are no nicks, chips or cracks other than a pinprick on the top of the foot below the signature and a few on the bottom underside, in other words normal wear.
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