René Lalique (French, 1860-1945); 'Calypso; Source de la Fontaine' a Large Frosted and Polished Glass Statue ENGRAVED SIGNATURE 'R.LALIQUE, FRANCE'; PRE 1947
Lot 110
René Lalique (French, 1860-1945); 'Calypso; Source de la Fontaine' a Large Frosted and Polished Glass Statue
ENGRAVED SIGNATURE 'R.LALIQUE, FRANCE'; PRE 1947
£ 15,000 - 20,000
US$ 19,000 - 26,000

Important Design

21 Nov 2018, 13:00 GMT

London, New Bond Street

Lot Details
René Lalique (French, 1860-1945); 'Calypso; Source de la Fontaine' a Large Frosted and Polished Glass Statue ENGRAVED SIGNATURE 'R.LALIQUE, FRANCE'; PRE 1947
René Lalique (French, 1860-1945); 'Calypso; Source de la Fontaine' a Large Frosted and Polished Glass Statue
ENGRAVED SIGNATURE 'R.LALIQUE, FRANCE'; PRE 1947
design introduced in 1924, Marcilhac no. 837; mounted on original wooden box base, with metal fixings holding the base of the statue in place
height 75.8cm (with box mount), 69.5cm (excluding box mount)

Footnotes

  • Literature;
    The publication 'Connaissance des Arts; Special Issue', produced in association with the Musée Lalique, titled 'The Aquatique World of Lalique' (SFPA, Paris, 2014, page 29) illustrates three 'Source de la Fontaine' models mounted on the same type of wooden bases suggesting their originality.
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