London, South Kensington
22 November 2007
'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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Félix Marcilhac René Lalique 1860-1945 Catalogue Raisonné De L'Oeuvre De Verre, Paris 1989
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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