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Rene Lalique Druide Vase Marcilhac 937

Heading : R.Lalique Druide glass vase
Date : Designed 1924
Origin : Wingen-sur-Moder, France
Colour : Opalescent and green verdigris finish
Pattern : Druide (Marcilhac no. 937)
Marks : Moulded R Lalique on the base
Body : Globular form. Short everted rim and foot
Pontil : Ground
Glass Type : Lalique demi-cristal 
Size : 17.8cm tall and approximately 18.5cm in diameter
Condition : Excellent, no chips or cracks
Restoration : None
Weight : 1456 grams

 

The druids used mistletoe in the winter solstice ceremonial known as Yule. It was a symbol of fertility within Celtic tradition. In the Norse and Saxon belief systems mistletoe was the tears of Frigga or Freya the goddess of love.

 

The tradition of kissing beneath mistletoe started in Greece and its association with love and fertility is a constant theme throughout European tradition.

This is only the second example that we have offered for sale. It is investment grade glassware.

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  • Product Code: 21091502
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  • £2,200.00


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