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    Sale 5168

    Lalique Glass

    22 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 100

    'QUATRE GRENOUILLES DE VOL'

    Price Realised  

    'QUATRE GRENOUILLES DE VOL'
    a cire perdue vase of oviform supported on the backs of four frogs with wings extending up the body, apparently unmarked, (polishing to neck, chip to one frog) -- 12.4cm. high


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    Whilst the vase does not appear in Marcilhac, frogs frequently appear as a motif in the glass designs of Réne Lalique. He also used multiples of a motif as a design feature, offering the dual effect of style and stabilty.

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    Literature

    Félix Marcilhac René Lalique 1860-1945 Catalogue Raisonné De L'Oeuvre De Verre, Paris 1989