Saint-Christophe

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Object Name: 
Plaquette
Title: 
Saint-Christophe
Accession Number: 
95.3.2
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.8 cm, W: 10.5 cm, Diam (Base): 5.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
designed in 1928
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; mold-pressed. Thick flat disk with matte-finished intaglio design on back depicting a robed male (3/4 length profile) with bowed head, single outstretched arm carrying a heavy staff, one bent leg as if climbing forward, on his shoulders the figure supports a child sitting astride with body twisted to present frontal view, child has one hand raised in blessing, radiating rays emanate from circular area surrounding child's curly hair, rays fill background; where legs of male figure terminate the disk is joined at a right angle to a small solid circular base, ground and polished flat; impressed on back edge near base: "R. LALIQUE FRANCE".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Weinstein, David J., Source
1995-01-16
Color: 
Inscription: 
R LALIQUE FRANCE
signature
Along back outside edge behind figures