Bouchardon

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Object Name: 
Vase
Title: 
Bouchardon
Accession Number: 
51.3.249
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12.1 cm, W: 16.5 cm, D: 10.9 cm; Rim Diam: 5.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
designed in 1926
Web Description: 
This style was also called Deux figurines grandes (Two Large Figurines).
Department: 
Provenance: 
Lalique, Rene (French, 1860-1945), Source
Category: 
Primary Description: 
Vase, "Bouchardon". Translucent opalescent glass with satin-like surface; slight wear marks; mold-blown vase, mold-pressed hot-applied handles. Almost spherical body with small slightly concave base and ground pontil mark, short concave neck with flaring rim; two applied handles on shoulder of body: two female nudes holding a garland.
Rene Lalique: Enchanted by Glass
Venue(s)
Chrysler Museum of Art 2016-06-10 through 2016-10-02
Rene Lalique: Enchanted by Glass
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2014-05-16 through 2015-01-04
This major exhibition will bring together glass, jewelry, production molds, and design drawings by René Lalique (French, 1860─1945), dating from about 1893 to Lalique’s death in 1945. As a successful jeweler Lalique experimented with glass in his designs, which eventually led to a career in which he fully embraced the material. His aesthetic choices in his designs informed the styles of Art Nouveau and Art Deco in France, and the objects he created have become iconic reflections of these periods. Lalique also embraced industrial innovations, like mass production, allowing luxury glass to be placed in more and more households around the world.
 
Rene Lalique: Enchanted by Glass (2014) illustrated, p. 276, 342 (no. 31); BIB# 139598