Verlys France “Alpine Thistle” Vase, Smoky Topaz, Ca. 1932

Verlys France, formed in the 1920's as part of the Societe Anonyme Holophane Les Andelys, was one of the many French art glass manufacturers of the early 20th century who drew inspiration from the magnificent creations of Rene' Lalique. Verlys of America, a subsidiary of the Holophane Lighting Co., began production in Newark, Ohio in 1935 using many of the original French moulds. Most French Verlys patterns seen today are distinctly different from their American counterparts, and are frequently found in colors not utilized by the American division.

This exquisite and generously proportioned vase, produced by Verlys France circa 1932, features a deeply molded rendering of "Chardon Alpin" or alpine thistle, in beautiful smoky topaz glass. This original French version can be distinguished from the two U.S. made variants by the large and dramatic flaring rim.

Condition is excellent, free from chipping or cracking, with minimal age-appropriate wear.

Marked with molded, raised-relief "Verlys France" at the interior bottom.

H 9.75", rim 9.75", base 4"

Item ID: 1972

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