Lalique Studio, skillfully uses Glass to uniquely create some of the most beautiful hand blown and etched glass in the world. Their pieces are recognizable and highly collectible as they are crafted with unmatched talents. This incredible molded and etched Perfume bottle and stopper looks absolutely stunning in person.
Signed on the bottom R. Matching numbers on top and bottom. There are three bottles of three different sizes this is the LARGEST 4.5 " tall 4.5" wide. It is an ORIGINAL Rene Lalique Epines Perfume Bottle. The glass bottle finish moves from frosted blue wash to clear highlighting every detail in the decorative fanned flower.
The technique used to make this vase is incredibly difficult to perform. It is in excellent condition there is a very tiny spot on the inside of the top no other nicks or chips.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 Laliques works very much. LALIQUEs 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 Matthews 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. The item "Set 3 Rene Lalique PERFUME BOTTLE Epines small medium large BLUE AUTHENTIC" is in sale since Wednesday, January 1, 2020. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\French\Lalique".
The seller is "frenchtoast4u" and is located in Houston, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States.