Rene Lalique Espalion or Fougères Vase - Designed 1927

Heading : Rene Lalique 'Espalion' or 'Fougères' Vase
Date : Designed 1927, Marcilhac 996; not produced after 1947 
Wingen-sur-Moder, France
Bowl Features : patinated in pale blue; interlocking fern fronds on an opaque background

Marks : Acid stencil mark R Lalique France No. 996
Type : Opalescent blown and moulded glass
Size : height 18.0 cm - diameter 16.0 cm at widest point
Condition : Excellent; very slight wear to the base; lip and rim perfect
Restoration : None
Weight : 914 grams

Note : Both names are given in Marcilhac; 'fougères' being the French for ferns, and 'espalion' being a town on the River Lot - the name being of uncertain provenance, attributed only to Charlemagne who - disappointed at not having arrived at his intended destination - is said to have remarked "n'est ce pas Lyon ?"


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  • Product Code: 22091114
  • Availability: 1
  • £1,350.00

Tags: lalique espalion, lalique fougeres

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