RENE LALIQUE (1860-1945)
" Hirondelles "
Original and Authentic circular chandelier in frosted and clear polished glass, with 12 crescent arms all around in molded swallow motif, and a small round carved glass " nest " on the underside.
Original cord supports hang through a frosted glass ceiling canopy.
Signed R. LALIQUE molded in the nest.
Probably the most popular and valuable Rene Lalique chandelier.
Bibliography : Félix Marcilhac, " René Lalique, Catalogue raisonné de l'œuvre de verre ", Les Éditions de l'Amateur, Paris, 2004, Illustrated p. 642 under the reference number # 2260.
Price : Sold
Materials / Techniques: Frosted and Clear Glass, Metal, Cord.
Condition: Original Condition. Old repair in the nest and the canopy, some chips on the arns. Invisible when the chandelier is hung.
Measurements: 41"1/4 High x 25"3/4 diameter.