"Malesherbes" vase


Lalique et Cie, Cristallerie ( French, 1909 )


René Jules Lalique ( French, 1860 - 1945 )

c. 1927
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General Description

This smokey taupe molded glass “Malesherbes” vase, by French glass designer René Jules Lalique, has stylized overlapping leaves and a polished outer surface and frosted inner surface.

Adapted from

Kevin W. Tucker, DMA unpublished material.

Fun Facts

In addition to being a master glassmaker and jeweller, Lalique was well-known in the 1920s for the radiator caps he designed for cars of the era.

Web Resources

  • René Jules Lalique
    Learn more about French glass designer René Jules Lalique and his workshop.

  • Musée Lalique
    Discover the Musée Lalique Museum in Wingen-sur-Moder, France.