Authentic Art Deco Glass Plate 'fleurons' By Rene Lalique For Sale'Fleurons'
A Fabulous French early 20th Century
Art Deco Plate by Rene Lalique Hickmet Fine Arts
Gallery Eighty Five For more information, please contact us Description A super early 20th Century French opalescent glass plate with striking geometric design of swirling leaves, exhibiting excellent deep sky blue opalescent colour and fine detail, signed R.LALIQUE. Condition Good Original Condition Dimensions Diameter: 27.5 cm ~ 10.8 inches
Signature Signed R.LALIQUE - ( See Images for details)
Country of Origin and Date French, Circa 1930 Artist Rene Jules Lalique's early life was spent learning the methods of design and art he would use in his later life. At the age of two his family moved to a suburb of Paris due to his father's work, but traveled to Ay for summer holidays. These trips to Ay influenced Lalique's later naturalistic glasswork. In 1872, when he was twelve, he entered the College Turgot where he started drawing and sketching. With the death of his father two years later, Lalique began working as an apprentice to the goldsmith Louis Aucoc in Paris, and attended evening classes at the Ecole des Arts Decoratifs. He worked there for two years and then in 1876 moved to London to attend the Sydenham Art College for two years.
At the Sydenham Art College, his skills for graphic design were improved, and his naturalistic approach to art was further developed. When he returned from England, he worked as a freelance artist, designing pieces of jewellery for French jewellers, Cartier, Boucheron and others. In 1885 he opened his own business and designed and made his own jewelry and other glass pieces. By 1890, Lalique was recognized as one of France's foremost Art Nouveau jewellery designers; creating innovative pieces for Samuel Bing's new Paris shop, Maison de l'Art Nouveau. He went on to be one of the most famous in his field, his name synonymous with creativity, beauty and quality. Retail Value $ 1,500 - $ 3,000 About us We are a family company established in 1936, based in the United Kingdom and now being operated by William and David Hickmet. The business operates from Gallery Eighty Five, 85a Portobello Road, London and exhibits at prestigious datelined antiques fairs throughout the year. David Hickmet is regularly a vetter of major antiques fairs in the United Kingdom, and the United States. Membership We are members of the following Associations: LAPADA - London And Provincial Antique Dealers Association
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