Rene Lalique Amiens Vase Designed 1929
A Rene Lalique Amiens Vase Date : Designed 1929 Origin : Wingen-sur-Moder, Alsace Colour : Clear with frosted ammonites Bowl : Vertically sided rhombus Foot : Intaglio signed R Lalique 1023 Glass Type : Lalique demi-cristal Size : 18cm tall, 20 cm bowl and 20cm foot. Excellent, no chips or cracks Restoration : None Weight : 1602. R Lalique- F Marcilhac p443. The Glass of Lalique a Collectors Guide. By Christopher Vane Percy Pg. La genie verrier de l'Europe. Cappa p235 for similar by Daum. In 1929 the Kellogh-Briand Pact marked an end to war, or so it was thought. By making war illegal for the signatories it was hoped that the pact would bring peace to Europe and the world. The brain child of Aristide Briand, who later that year first put forward the idea of a United States of Europe or European Union, the pact was ultimately on course a first colossal failure within a decade. Whilst French diplomats were living in dreamland French designers were creating extraordinary works of art. By 1929 Lalique's name had become synonymous with luxury. He designed the first class carriages for the New Côte D'azur Pullman Express and had already had a hand in designing luxury ocean liners.
This is one of the most instantly recognisable Lalique designs and is possibly designed by D'Avesn as it bares a striking similarity to some of his designs for Daum. This vase and several others soon to follow in the early 1930's reflects Lalique's move towards heavier and clear panel form vases contrasted with frosted handles and sculptural bases, a style sometimes referred to, at the time, as Art Moderne. I have been involved in the antiques business since 1971. My career took a leap forward when I joined Bonhams in 1976. Some five years later I became head of the Decorative Arts department.
The item "Rene Lalique Amiens Vase Designed 1929" is in sale since Friday, June 21, 2019. This item is in the category "Pottery, Porcelain & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\French\Lalique".
The seller is "eric-knowles-the-hoard" and is located in High Wycombe. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Colour: Clear
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Object Type: Vase
- Glassmaking Technique: Blown
- Type of Glass: Blown
- Subject/Theme: Lalique
- Brand: Lalique