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Renowned French luxury crystalmanufacturer, Lalique, made this heavy champagne cooler/ice bucket. The piece -originally designed in 1948 by Marc Lalique and titled 'Ganymede' after themythological youth kidnapped by and eventual cupbearer to Zeus - has a flaredbody with incorporated handles. The exterior of the front and back feature apair of molded satin-finished dancing nudes executed in deep relief and setagainst a background of molded grape leaves.The champagne cooler/ice bucket is in excellent "as new" conditionwith no chips, cracks or repairs and shows little to no sign of use. The piecestands 9" tall and is 7.5" across the mouth. It is 9.5" acrossas measured from the outside edges of the handles. The foot is 6" indiameter and is signed "Lalique France" in diamond pointThis lovely champagne cooler/ice bucket displays beautifully and would be awonderful addition to a grouping of fine serving pieces, or works equally wellshowcased on its own. A beautiful and useful piece sure to be noticed whereverit is displayed. Functional art, which will hold its value;the bucket is in fantastic practically unused condition.
A magnificent Lalique ice bucket depictingdancing female figures in high relief; this beautiful champagne cooler depictsa classic celebration of the grape harvest in the wine region of France.Lalique’s design is a sensual blend of frosted and smooth glass complimented bythe delicately formed of fluid lines. This piece is painstakingly handcraftedin France. The graceful nature of clear crystal sets the stage to showcase themasterful craftsmanship and the intricate designs. This piece is a perfectexample of Lalique’s classic quest for elegant simplicity. Signed LaliqueFrance on bottom.
Clear and frosted crystal design no. 11951
Dimensions: H 9.06” x D 7.68” (H 23 cm x W 19,5 cm) Weight: 13.23 lbs (6 kg)
Handcrafted in France
Designed by Marc Lalique, 1948
This item has been in the Lalique catalogfor many years and was only recently retired at a price of $4500.
The original box is not available.Insurance is Included with Shipping. Refunds are available for a period of 7days if you are not satisfied with your item. I always make a great effort todescribe my items exactly as they are.Please note that due to the value of this piece, the vase will be fully insuredand shipped with signature confirmation service.