Vase « Douglas »

Glass formed in a douglas wood fir mould. Each piece is unique due to the manufacturing process wherein the wood mould is deformed through the heat of the molten glass and leaves its imprint behind.

Edition 2008 CIAV, Colors : clear or black.

Auto-edition 2014, Colors : Silver, Green Silver, Yellow Silver, Green and Yellow.
Come with the booklet « Le vase Douglas » (édition B. Chauveau), describing the genesis and methodology.

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Also sold at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris.

H21 x W15 x D15 cm
Auto-édition. Made at the CIAV, Meisenthal, France.

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Vase « Douglas »

Silver glass, only on Auto-édition

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Also sold at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris.

H21 x W15 x D15 cm
Auto-édition. Made at the CIAV, Meisenthal, France.

Auto Edition
making of

Vase « Douglas »

Yellow transparent glass, only on Auto-édition.

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Also sold at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris.

H21 x W15 x D15 cm
Auto-édition. Made at the CIAV, Meisenthal, France.

Auto Edition
making of

Vase « Douglas »

Green transparent glass, only on Auto-édition.

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Also sold at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris.

H21 x W15 x D15 cm
Auto-édition. Made at the CIAV, Meisenthal, France.

Auto Edition
making of

Vase « Douglas »

Silver yellow glass, only in Auto-édition

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Also sold at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris.

H21 x W15 x D15 cm
Auto-édition. Made at the CIAV, Meisenthal, France.

Auto Edition
making of

Vase « Douglas »

Silver green glass, only on Auto-édition.

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Also sold at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris.

H21 x W15 x D15 cm
Auto-édition. Made at the CIAV, Meisenthal, France.

Auto Edition
making of

Vase « Douglas »

The glass is formed in a douglas wood fir mould. Each piece is unique due to the manufacturing process wherein the wood mould is deformed through the heat of the molten glass and leaves its imprint behind.

To place an order, please contact us.

H21 x W15 x D15 cm
Auto-édition. Made at the CIAV, Meisenthal, France.

Auto Edition
making of

Vase « Douglas »

Here is a serie of the Vase « Douglas » black model, out from the same mold. Variations are felt as the mold is deformed and disintegrated.

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H21 x W15 x D15 cm
Auto-édition. Made at the CIAV, Meisenthal, France.

Auto Edition
making of

Vase « Douglas »

Here is a serie of the Vase « Douglas » silver model, out from the same mold. Variations are felt as the mold is deformed and disintegrated.

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H21 x W15 x D15 cm
Auto-édition. Made at the CIAV, Meisenthal, France.

Auto Edition
making of

Vase « Douglas »

Sketch explaining the manufacturing process of the vessel.

Auto-édition. Made at the CIAV, Meisenthal, France.

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Vase « Douglas »

Step 1 : The glass-blower take some glass paste on the top of his cane.

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Vase « Douglas »

Step 2 : The glass-blower blows lighlty to prepare a thick bubble.

Auto-édition. Made at the CIAV, Meisenthal, France.

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Vase « Douglas »

Step 3 : The glass bubble is placed inside the pin mold.

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Vase « Douglas »

Step 4 : The glass-blower blow the bubble to form it on the walls of the mold.

Auto-édition. Made at the CIAV, Meisenthal, France.

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Vase « Douglas »

Step 5 : The glass is extracted from the mold to cool.

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Vase « Douglas »

Step 6 : The mold is prepared to welcome a new glass, and the cycle begins again !

Auto-édition. Made at the CIAV, Meisenthal, France.

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