An Important & very rare vase of sphere shape in very thick gage clear glass with deeply chiseled & textured decoration of geometric design set on an octaganol shaped base.Hand etched signature to the base, A.COLOTTE, Piece Unique, Nancy. Aristide Collote is one of the most important glass artists of the Art Deco Period. Perfecting his technique of deeply chiseled decoration carried out whilst the piece was suspended in water. His style & quality of work is at once recognisable & boldness of his decoration steps his work apart from other glass makers of the period. French, circa.1930s.