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Author Topic: Looks like Lalique but it's probably a Czech knockoff?  (Read 2200 times)

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Offline Glasshound

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Looks like Lalique but it's probably a Czech knockoff?
« on: February 28, 2006, 02:02:11 AM »
12 inches wide by 6 inches high...Has a French Deco look but I'm thinking it's probably Czech...anyone?

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Looks like Lalique but it's probably a Czech knockoff?
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2006, 07:10:12 AM »
I hope you're not inferring that Czech deco is in any way inferior to French deco. The piece is "glue chip" glass - a popular surface treatment in the thirties. But if it is American, or French, or Czech, or Belgian, or even German? we'll need a better picture of the handles and the bottom.

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Looks like Lalique but it's probably a Czech knockoff?
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2006, 02:21:08 AM »
Here's a couple of more pics..looks like it's a two part molded piece of glass...I LOVE CZECH GLASS!!  8)

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Looks like Lalique but it's probably a Czech knockoff?
« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2006, 07:18:55 AM »
Thank you - those are excellent pictures. Which doesn't mean I now know what it is....

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Looks like Lalique but it's probably a Czech knockoff?
« Reply #4 on: March 01, 2006, 08:43:34 PM »
I've seen this pattern before a few times. It's generally attributed to Pierre D'Avesn for Daum's Verrerie D'Art Lorraine (Croismare) Plant. I think it may be shown in Cappa but I don't have a copy of the book to check (and I am unsure about one or two of the attributions in Cappa anyway...).

I can, however, confirm that it is French. I have an amber example which has a very faint 'Made in France' acid stamp mark on the base. They come in a variety of forms and finishes, sometimes flanged like this example, while others have more upright sides or sometimes a squared top.

A similar vase is shown here:
http://www.decorumsanfran.com/decweb/largepages/frvasesglass.html

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Looks like Lalique but it's probably a Czech knockoff?
« Reply #5 on: March 02, 2006, 04:24:54 AM »
Thanx a bunch! I did some research on Pierre D'Avesn and I found example in a square shape with the same handles..

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