CLEAR CRYSTAL MOSSI VASE LALIQUE :
CLEAR CRYSTAL MOSSI VASE LALIQUE, The kaleidoscopic effect of the Mossi Vase is both a stroke of creative genius and a feat of technical mastery. René Lalique designed this flagship piece in 1933. His original choice of material was plain glass, which the company has transformed into the vibrant intensity of crystal. A genuine interior design accessory of modernity, the Mossi plays on the contrast between the brilliance of its cabochons and the frosting of its base.
♦ LALIQUE FRANCE :
René Lalique, genius creator, crossed both artistic movements of the XXth century with such audacity in placing art in a perspective that is no longer (only) that of the search for beauty. In passing the Art nouveau in the Art deco, the crystal glass-making Lalique marked the decorative arts with numerous creations. The vase Bacchantes is an example, a magnificent realization Art nouveau. It is one of rare item which still in the catalog Lalique France since its creation.
Jeweler then glassmaker, René Lalique worked glass as early as the 1900s. In 1921, René Lalique moved to Wingen-sur-Moder. In 1925, the International Exhibition of Modern Decorative and Industrial Arts was held in Paris. Lalique is present at this great event as it was during the celebration of Art Nouveau in 1900. His style has evolved, his patterns are more refined but his sources of inspiration remain the same : flora, fauna , femininity.
Today, the Lalique glassworks is inspired by the archives of its creator in his new Lalique vase collections. Thus, the Tourbillon vase, Anemones, are reissues of René Lalique.
To celebrate the 130th anniversary of the Maison, the new collection takes us to the heart of the immeasurable heritage built by its founder. Among fauna, the swallow particularly inspired René Lalique, which he then made the centrepiece of many jewels and decorative objects.