Lalique"Vitesse" Paperweight

"Vitesse" Paperweight

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From the Hommage Collection, celebrating the 150th anniversary of Rene Lalique's birth. This exquisitely handcrafted piece honors the artist's legacy, reinterpreting one of his iconic creations for a new generation of collectors.

Created in 1929 by Rene Lalique as a radiator cap, the crystal "Vitesse" was the first of a series of 27 car mascots and is often described as an "allegory of speed." Approximately 4.75"Dia. x 8.5"T. Made in France.
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About Lalique
A renowned name during the Art Deco movement, Lalique has continued to create exquisite crystal pieces for modern times. In 1926, Rene Lalique began manufacturing satin-finished vases, bowls, and statuettes. Today, his fine tradition endures with themes ranging from classical forms to ultramodern designs.

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