R Lalique clear blue stain and opalescent Danaides vase Date : c1930 Origin : France Colour : Blue stain Glass Type : Lead Size : Height 18.5cm, max diameter 14.5cm, base diameter 10.8cm Condition : Age related wear to base, very minor internal scratches Restoration : None Weight : 1832 grams. Marcilhac Page 433, model number 932.
A stunning blue stain version of this classic Rene Lalique vase designed in 1926. The figures are based on the Greek mythological daughters of Danaus, known as the Danaides, who according to legend were condemned to carrying water in holed vessels for all eternity after killing their husbands on their wedding night. Stencil mark to the base'R LALIQUE FRANCE S972. It is good to see an example in original condition. So many have had the foot trimmed.
I have been involved in the antiques business since 1971. My career took a leap forward when I joined Bonhams in 1976. Some five years later I became head of the Decorative Arts department. The item "R Lalique Blue Stain Opalescent Danaides Vase Marcilhac 972" is in sale since Saturday, February 8, 2020. This item is in the category "Pottery, Porcelain & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\French\Lalique".The seller is "ericknowlestv" and is located in High Wycombe. This item can be shipped worldwide.