History & Timeline:
Jean Daum (1825-1885)
Auguste Daum (1853–1909)
Antonin Daum (1864–1931)
: Fondation of Daum by Jean Daum with his first Son Auguste Daum (1853-1909) specialise in the pâte de cristal.
: August become the leading director of the company Daum &Brothers.
: The joining of Antoine who had just graduated from the l'École centrale des arts et manufactures de Paris.
: The establishment of an artistic department which was entrusted to Antonin.
: The recruiting of imminent Jacques Grüber he was entrusted with the creation of pieces to appear at the Universal Exhibition in Chicago.
: Creation of « drawing school » Ecole de Nancy trained its own decorators and engravers In particular, Émile Wirtz, Charles Schneider, and Henri Bergé.
: Daum awarded a “Grand Prix” medal in the Universal Exhibition.
Daum vase, circa 1900.
: The statutes of the School of Nancy were officially established.
: Daum revived glass paste, an ancient Egyptian method of glass casting.
: Antoine played an important during the international exhibition of the East of France which marks the end of the School of Nancy.
: Adjusting the company to new production conditions, maintaining the the quality, technique and aesthetic orientations.
: Direction to new path Art Dec.
Major exhibitions :
: The autumn fair.
: International Exhibition of Decorative Arts in Paris.
: Colonial Exhibition in Paris.
: Daum produced pieces entirely in clear crystal .
: New crystal brilliant promotes the creation of pieces with thick and flexible shapes.
: Daum collaborating with contemporary designers, such as César, Roger Tallon or Salvador Dalí.
: Pierre de Chérisey, grandson of Antoninus, was the last president of the Daum family to head the company.
: the company decides to sell part of its historical collection.
: The Daum and the musée des Beaux-Arts de Nancysign a sponsorship agreement, allowing the donation of works.
: The crystal factory left the Daum family bought many times.
: The company was bought by the Algerian-French financier Prosper Amouyal.