Sale 17FD03 | Lot 355A

R. Lalique Molded Blue Glass Danaïdes

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Lot 355A
R. Lalique Molded Blue Glass Danaïdes
Marcilhac no. 972, circa 1926-47
Height 7 1/4 inches.

C Estate of Mary Kettaneh

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Sold for $15,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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Additional Notes & Condition Report

UPDATED ON MONDAY, MARCH 27 AT 6:00 PM (SEE BOTTOM): Appears to be in generally good condition; no apparent hairline cracks, chips, etc.; there are approximately 3 slight grooves or indentations along top rim edge which appear to be in the making, (possibly tool marks) but not of any great consequence; there are perhaps 2 small flea bite or pin head size nicks to bottom rim edge, which are not of any real consequence; there do not appear to be any surface nicks or abrasions to female nude figures, however, there appears to be a small very shallow flake loss to an area of water coming from one of the urns, approximately mid-height; the interior appears to be nice and clean (i.e. no cloudiness); lastly there are light scratches to the underside, consistent with age and usage; signed R. LALIQUE.

UPDATE: There are two scratch lines located on the interior side of vase, located near the top rim edge and extending down in a vertical direction; these lines do not appear to be hairline cracks; they may possibly be "straw marks," in the making, or else simple scratches; they do not appear to go into the body of the glass and do not appear to be visible when the vase is examined from the exterior side

Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Sold for $15,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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