The contrasted Zebre motif celebrates the natural geometry of this savannah symbol. The clear satin-finished and re-polished versions offer plenty of scope for interpretation. The captivating black and white stripes on the crystal create a very hypnotic visual effect. Highly realistic, they seem to run through the anatomy of the vase, itself inspired by the curves of the animal In this version, the vase shows a highly technical enameling work.
Make way for the animal kingdom. A theme dear to René Lalique, the Empreinte Animale collection pays tribute to wildlife in all its splendor. Setting the stage for a bestiary theater it invites us to dive into a dreamlike jungle where feathers, fur and scales are tamed. With a realism that is truer than life, the know how of the masters of fire offer a perfect replica of the animal materials thereby saluting the art of crystal haute couture, unique to Lalique
And the illusion is complete. Yet crystallized, this vibrant and sensory nature seems ready to come alive. At first glance, the precision of the designs, the emphasis on details and the purity of the reflections place these pieces in the century old tradition of light sculptors. The textures, colors and finishes, in turn, give even more scope to these animal conversations. To the touch, the relief of the materials, satin or repolished, soft or poignant call for contact with the hand.
Clear crystal, satin finish relief.
Dimensions: H 45 cm – H 17.72”
Weight: 24.25 lbs (11 kg)