SIGNED "ART VANNES FRANCE" Heavy Crystal Eagle, weighs just over 1 pound 12 ounces. The diamond-shaped signature on the bottom shows "ART" on the first line, "VANNES" on the middle line, and "ANCE" (France) on the last line -- please see photos. This company, located in the village of Vannes-le-Chantel, a well-known glassmaking area in France was in operation only from 1950-1970. Baccarat and Daum are located in the area. Measures approximately 3 1/2" X 6 3/4" long X 3 1/2" high. Base is 2 1/2" X 3 1/2" oval. There is a teeny flake near the base; some tiny bubbles, etc inside the clear Crystal glass, done at point of manufacture, and some scratches [see photos] on the bottom from use. Overall very good condition. Has a great sculptural look, very impressive Eagle's head -- scooped out eyes, detailed beak and feathers, and an indentation above the beak for a pipe to rest. No cracks.
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