Rene Lalique Crystal "Zeila Panther" Sculpture listed with the Submit Best Offer option. Accepting Offers Now: Up for sale here, we have an authentic and very rare ORIGINAL Lalique Studios Etched Crystal Sculpture titled, "Zeila Panther" completed with Rene's intricate and innovative genius.
This work, cataloged 11650, bears Lalique's etched signature and is in excellent condition. Lalique Studio has created a lot of fine art, vases and sculptures, but of all the stunning masterpieces, the infamous Animal Sculptures are some of the most desired and valuable pieces ever. The same is true with this sculpture, whose detail is just spectacular, highlighted by the contrast of the frosted and clear finishes. Thus, at this incredible value, the piece will not be around long so do not miss your chance to own this spectacular piece from Lalique by naming your price now through the Submit Best Offer option. 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.
Lalique Studio's sculptures and glass works sell for very high prices at galleries around the world. This magnificent work looks even better in person, and, it is nothing short of amazing. This original Crystal Sculpture is guaranteed authentic and has remained in excellent condition since it was created. Once again, we are offering this item, for Sale with the SUBMIT BEST OFFER Option which means it will likely sell before the end of this listing.
Standing 4.5" x14.5" the size is awe inspiring and even better in person. Rene Lalique's creations have been exhibited in major museums around the world, and his works of art are to be found in some of the most prestigious public and private collections worldwide, now you can can this authentic piece to your.The item "Rene Lalique Glass Zeila Panther Hand Signed Authentic Sculpture Antique Artwork" is in sale since Monday, March 18, 2019. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\French\Lalique". The seller is "1lambo1" and is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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