"Archers" vase

MAKER:
Manufacturer

Lalique et Cie, Cristallerie ( French, 1909 )


Designer

René Jules Lalique ( French, 1860 - 1945 )

DATE:
c. 1921
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General Description

French glass designer René Jules Lalique's thick butterscotch colored molded glass vase depicts nude male archers with drawn bows beneath a sky of swooping birds.

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  • Kevin W. Tucker, DMA unpublished material.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.