Rene Lalique Bulbes No 2 opalescent glass plate


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Rene Lalique Bulbes No 2 opalescent glass plate



Rene Lalique – Bulbes no 2 A striking early 20th Century Art Deco French opalescent glass  plate decorated with a design of stylised bulbs. Stunning opalescence enhances this beautiful design and shows the skill of the Rene Lalique. Acid etched signature to the inside centre R Lalique France. Marcilhac number 10-3037 design introduced 1935.


Rene Lalique 1880-1945 Rene Lalique was born a rural 19th century man in a pre-industrialized Europe. It was a time before light bulbs, and telephones, before automobiles and washing machines and electricity. But by the time of his death in 1945 at the dawn of the atomic age, he would have completed two careers spanning two different centuries. In 1900 at the age of 40, he was the most celebrated jeweller in the world and an art nouveau artist and designer of magnificent proportions. But by 1925 at the height of the art deco era he was the most celebrated glassmaker in the world. In between Lalique would leave his contemporaries behind as he turned from creating unique jewellery and objects d’art, to the mass production of innovative and usable art glass. He brought glass into the home of everyday people where it had never been before, and he worked out the industrial techniques to mass produce his useful art glass objects on a scale and cost to complement the spreading industrial revolution and resulting worldwide appeal.

More information regarding Rene Lalique can be found in the Artists Section

Date Designed 1935

Condition Excellent original condition.

Dimensions Approximate width 28 cm

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