Yet, we have listed them with the Submit Best Offer option so name your price now. At this incredible value, they will not be around long and you do not want to miss this pair as it is unlikely you will find another close to this price. The first person to meet our bottom line shall be the lucky new owner of this authentic set of majestic plafonniers/vases. René LALIQUE was born on 6th April 1860 and from a very early age, he showed a desired towards art and a profound love of nature.
As an apprentice learning the techniques of jewelery manufacturing, he continued to study art at the Ecole des Arts Décoratifs in Paris. In 1909, he opened a glassworks in Combs-La-Ville, to the east of Paris. LALIQUE held his first exhibition in the Place Vendôme concentrating purely on glass.
Soon after this, he abandoned jewelery design to focus entirely on glass and glass manufacturing. Construction of the Wingen-sur-Moder factory employing skilled glass masters in the region of Alsace. Its installation was facilitated by President Alexandre Millerand who liked René Lalique's works very much. LALIQUE's glass was in such heavy demand that he opened in 1921 a second factory at Wingen-sur-Moder in Alsace, in the east of France. For René LALIQUE, 1925 was the summit of his career as a glass artist.
The LALIQUE style was expressed mainly by the contrast between clear and frosted glass, sometimes with the addition of a patina, enamels, or colouring within the glass itself. During this period, he participated in large scale decorative and architectural projects for the Compagnie Internationale des Wagons-Lits, and others such as the ocean liner "Normandie " and St Matthew's church in St Helier, Jersey. He also took part in the great exhibitions held in Paris during this period - the Colonial in 1931, the Rétrospective in the Pavillon de Marsan at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in 1933, and the Paris World Fair in 1937. He left the Place Vendôme and opened in 1935 a new shop at 11, Rue Royale in Paris. The factory in Alsace was occupied by the German Army during the second world war.René LALIQUE died on 1st May 1945 in Paris without having seen the kilns of his factory re-lit and his works of art once again in production. Submit Best Offer, All Offers Will be Considered. This magnificent pair looks even better in person, is nothing short of amazing and can be displayed from the ceiling or on a table as vases. Again this pair of original glass antiques was completed and Signed by Rene Lalique in 1925, reference number 2463, guaranteed authentic and comes with a Gallery letter of authenticity. But remember, we have listed this set for Sale with the SUBMIT BEST OFFER Option which means it will likely sell before the end of this listing.
15" x 15" x 15 and is full of immaculate detail. The item "Rene Lalique Glass Nanking Plafonniers Vase Signed Authentic Large Pair Antique" is in sale since Wednesday, March 27, 2019. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\French\Lalique".
The seller is "neiman123" and is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This item can be shipped worldwide.