Rene Lalique Large and Authentic Sophora Vase, Hand Signed and listed with the Submit Best Offer option. Accepting Offers Now: Rene Lalique skillfully used Glass to uniquely create some of the most beautiful hand blown and etched glass in the world. His pieces are recognizable and highly collectible as they are crafted with unmatched talents. This incredible molded Glass Vase with its intricate design looks absolutely stunning in person, making it one of the most amazing creations by Lalique we have ever been able to offer for sale. It is an ORIGINAL Lalique Sophora Vase, completed circa 1926, that retails for thousands more than our asking price.
Additionally, we have listed it with the Submit Best Offer option so name your price now. At this incredible value, it will not be around long and the first person to meet our bottom line shall be the lucky new owner of this authentic vase by the master of Glass, Rene Lalique. 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 work looks even better in person, was completed and Hand Signed by Rene Lalique. Referenced by Felix Marcilhac as no. 977 on page 434, is.
Guaranteed authentic and comes with a Gallery COA. So remember again, we have listed it for Sale with the SUBMIT BEST OFFER Option which means it will likely sell before the end of this listing. Do not wait too long and miss your opportunity, finding a vase like this does not happen often.Finally, the vase is of impressive craftsmanship and size, measuring approximately 10.25 tall and is saturated with contrasting clear and frosted surfaces, brilliant color and exquisite. The item "Rene Lalique Rare Large Sophora Glass Vase Hand Signed Red Amber Crystal Antique" is in sale since Thursday, June 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.