Offered by: Bizarre Bazaar
By Appointment Only New York City, NY , United States Call Seller 212.517.2100


R. Lalique Iridescent Bat with Silver Art Nouveau Chain

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  • Description
    Known as Chauve-Souris, Rene Lalique's glass bat is shown here encased in a silver frame with an Art Nouveau chain that has fancy links that reiterate the shape of the flying bat. The iridescent glass bat is UNSIGNED but is well documented in several R. Lalique sources including Felix Marcilhac's tome. Marked SILVER under back of bracket.
    Overall, excellent condition but there is a minute defect (less than 1 mm and undetectable with naked eye) located between the bat's tail and the right foot. You can just about make it out in the last photo. The beautiful chain measures 27.5 inches long without the pendant. Bat measures 2" wide by 1" high. Did you know that bats are good luck symbols in Asian culture?

    For those who are Bat lovers, this one is exceptional...
  • More Information
    Documentation: Ample Provenance
    Period: 1900-1949
    Materials: Glass and Silver
    Condition: Excellent. Very fine condition please read text for full description
    Creation Date: 1912
    Metals: Silver
    Gender: Men's , Ladies'
    Styles / Movements: Victorian, Art Nouveau, Fashion/Costume
    Incollect Reference #: 262971
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Bizarre Bazaar opened its first retail location in NYC back in 1985, specializing in Antique Toys, Vintage Transportation & Industrial Models, Perfume Bottles and Art Deco

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