Albertville 1992 Winter Olympics

Title: 
Albertville 1992 Winter Olympics

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Box and Support
Title: 
Albertville 1992 Winter Olympics
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
95.3.20
Dimensions: 
Paperweight a) H: 10 cm, L: 9.1 cm, D: 2.4 cm; Box b) H: 5.5 cm, W: 16.8 cm, D: 16.9 cm; Support c) H: 13.8 cm, W: 13.3 cm, D: 4.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1992
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lalique
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass, gray paper, black plastic, gold paint plexi-glass stand; pressed, acid-etched, box and stand are fabricated. (a) Thick glass disc impressed on back with horizontal row of five interlocking-rings overlaying a scene (with acid-etched finish) of craggy mountains and wooded slopes, molded nto base of disk is a thicker support that flares out slightly at sides to form long rectangular solid base; front side has two rows of intaglio block letters "ALBERTVILLE 92/SVIES JEUX OLYMPIQUES D'HIVER"; (b) gray square hinged paper box, top impressed in dark gray with centered block letters "LALIQUE/PARIS, front side at base has black block letters "ALBERTVILLE 92/SVIES JEUX OLYMPIQUES D'HIVER", inside of box padded with gray suede-like material, inside cover impressed with same design as exterior, base has cut-out section for support; (c) vertical circular opaque black plastic support with right-angled solid rectangular base, front of base has gold block letters "LALIQUE"; four circular green felt pads on bottom corners; inscribed in script on front right short side of support section: "2958/4000 / Lalique ® France".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Lalique et Cie, Source
1995-03-09
Category: 
Color: 
Inscription: 
ALBERTVILLE 92/SVIES JEUX OLYMPIQUES D'HIVER
collector's mark
front side of box (a)
LALIQUE/PARIS
collector's mark
top of box (b)
ALBERTVILLE 92/SVIES JEUX OLYMPIQUES D'HIVER
collector's mark
front side at base (b)
2958/4000 / Lalique ® France
inscription
front right short side (c)
LALIQUE
signature
front of base on (c)