RARE! French, Frosted Glass Shell with Sterling Silver


This most elegant shell form dish , attributed to old Lalique , in the tradition and fine quality of old Lalique. Hand - blown and in the Art Nouveau style of the nineteenth century, it shows a marvelous Sterling Silver decoration of a Seahorse and a Sterling Silver zipper cut edge on a frosted ribbed glass footed shell

Classically designed and formed, this artisan was all about Elegance, his every line and detail flawlessly executed with perfection. The sense of realism, the design of a simple shell above reproach, has been rendered Superb...

Of excellent proportions this is an outstanding find for the collector, a stunning glass shell of inordinately fine details and craftsmanship perfect for display anywhere in your home, for it will be the highlight of anything it rests on.

Condition: Excellent antique condition.

Marks: Sterling and an etched mark on the base, unfortunately rubbed and difficult to read. Attributed to old Lalique as it is in the tradition and fashion of fine old French Lalique.

Size; 6 3/8" length x 2" height

Item ID: gz00016

$495 USD

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