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RENE LALIQUE (1860-1945) Rene Lalique Hirondelle / Swallow with Mount

£ 4,500

Reference
dibs
Height
20.5 cm (8")
Width
11.5 cm (4 1/2")
Depth
9 cm (3 1/2")
Rene Lalique Hirondelle (Swallow) Model number #1143 with clear frosted finish. Markings on the base have been polished to accommodate the original chrome radiator mount complete with bulb and wires for illumination when attached to a car.

This fabulous Lalique swallow car mascot has had the base slightly adapted to fit the radiator mount and is fixed to a turned Walnut base. The Car mascot can be removed from the threaded mount.

These wonderful glass Lalique car mascots originally adorned many fabulous Prestigious Motor Cars in the 1930s such as Bentley & Rolls Royce, made as car hood ornaments that would light up in the night and glow, these were first introduced in the 1920's by famous glass maker René Jules Lalique, who started a company using his own name, which still creates fine glassware today.

Dimensions out of mount:
Height: 6"
Width: 4.25"
Depth: 3"

All our items come with authentication certificate with image, care instructions and separate invoice for insurance purposes. On top of this our items come with 14 day no quibble money back guarantee and are all fully insured for when shipping.
Height
20.5 cm (8")
Width
11.5 cm (4 1/2")
Depth
9 cm (3 1/2")
Year
c. 1928
Medium
Glass, Wood, Chrome
Country
France