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Overall H: 36 cm, Diam: 21.2 cm
On Display
designed in 1989
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Gift of Marie-Claude Lalique
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Colorless and transparent pale green, lead glasses; blown in mold in which a pressed "leaf" was placed, acid-etched, polished. Tall baluster shape with slightly flared, collared neck, thick rim ground flat; decoration of applied high relief, pointed leaf of green glass that begins to wrap its thick stem around the neck at the rim, then spirals down to cover the swollen shoulder and upper half of one body side with stylized asymmetrical pointed sections decorated alternatively with narrow incised frosted lines and overall frosted panels; body tapers slightly to thick base ground flat; acetate label near foot marked in black block letters: "LALIQUE/Paris"; inscribed on base edge in script: "Lalique c France".
Lalique, Marie-Claude (French, 1935-2003), Source
Recent Important Acquisitions, 32 (1990) illustrated, p. 207, #50; BIB# AI74245
Porzellan - Glass (1989-02) p. 157;