Item under consideration is a vintage, 6 3/4 inch tall, satin(frosted) and clear raised relief art glass BAGATELLE VASE, featuring birds and foliage. Body is in heavy frosted crystal with a clear crystal base and rim.Design # 1221900 produced by Lalique located in the AlSace region of France. Vase is Clear Crystal with Frosted Crystal aspects. Relief molded vase features 12 birds figures in high relief surrounded by springtime foliage.
The photos display all 12 of the birds for examination (photo# 1-4). Designed in 1939 by Rene Lalique and has been a classic in the Lalique Collection since.Dimensions: Height- 6 3/4 inch. Diameter across rim- 4 1/4 inch. Weight- 5 pounds, 4.6 ounces. Beginning in the early 20th century, Rene Lalique began to design perfume bottles for Francois Coty in Paris, collectors all. Over the world continue to search for these beautiful Lalique crystal creations. Rene Lalique's crystal design creations are. Considered glass art and are currently hand made by only Lalique's crystal master glass craftsmen. Lalique crystal has always been handcrafted in the Workshops that Rene Lalique built in 1921. In the village of Wingen-sur-Moder in Alsace, a region of France which has the strongest glassmaking traditions.
It has remained to this day the worlds sole Lalique production facility. The company shut down during the German occupation of WWII. Rene passed right at the end of the war in 1945.
His son Marc then took over the business and made some important changes. He changed the basic glass. From 12% lead oxide demi crystal to 24% full lead crystal.
This made pieces produced after 1945 much brighter, sparkling, more transparent, and much heavier because of all the lead content. Succeeded by Renes grand daughter Marie. The item "Lalique Bagatelle 6 3/4Vase. Birds & Foliage in High Relief.Satin/Clear Crystal" is in sale since Wednesday, September 16, 2020. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\French\Lalique". The seller is "crystalcove2014" and is located in Ladera Ranch, California. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay, Philippines.