Opalescent glass ‘Roscoff’ no. 10-383 Plafonnier by R. Lalique

Opalescent glass ‘Roscoff’ no. 10-383 Plafonnier by R. Lalique

Opalescent glass ‘Roscoff’ no. 10-383 Plafonnier by R. Lalique

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Opalescent glass ‘Roscoff’ no. 10-383 Plafonnier by R. Lalique:
domed frosted bowl with moulded design of fish heads and bubbles; the silver-plated mount with circlet of threaded facet-cut glass beads. After a 1932 design.

Height:6"-15.0cm
Width:16"-41.5cm

opalescent

A name for streaked, white to yellowy-green, semi-transparent glass, popular in the late 19th century, as in the glass shades made by Powell's of Whitefriars. Also known as vaseline glass.

moulded glass

Glass that is blown into a mould and has soft, uncut edges.

Lalique, Rene

Rene Lalique (1860-1945), a leading French designer of Art Nouveau and Art Déco jewellery, and of glass from 1891. His pressed and frosted glass ceiling bowls and vases featured reliefs of natural motifs and sinuous female forms typical of the period.

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