René Delvenne - Val Saint Lambert - Vaso 'Teniers Taillé RD 245' - Cristallo

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René Delvenne - Val Saint Lambert - Vaso 'Teniers Taillé RD 245' - Cristallo
Belgio - 1980-1989

Unique version of the classic Teniers vase, cut according to the cutting pattern '245' designed by René Delvenne. The vase is in perfect condition with a remnant of the Val Saint Lambert sticker and the signature 'VSL' at the bottom.

This vase is made of crystal with a lead content of approx. 33-40%, which is a lot higher than the legally determined 24%. It gives the piece a gorgeous quality and brilliance. The technique to make this bicoloured crystal is called doubling: the form is mouthblown of clear crystal and after resting the crystal, it is doubled (also referred to as ‘bubbled’) with emerald-green crystal. Then the green crystal is cut back, exposing the clear crystal again. Subsequently, the facets are cut and the last step is a polishing with lava rock and a linen cloth. This labour-intensive process produces a marvellous result of the highest quality.

Today, Val-Saint-Lambert has a presence in more than forty countries, from the USA to Saudi Arabia, from Spain to Japan. It has become the business card of Walloon. The government took a stake in the company in the 1980s due the impending bankruptcy of the company. A Val Saint Lambert piece, famous for its marvellous double-coloured cut crystal, is a sought-after collector’s item or an expensive business gift, also for princes and diplomats. The company for instance supplied the glass seats (amongst others, because of the ‘frigidity’ of the material) for the World Exhibition in Sevilla. The offering has been broadened and modernised since, though the manufacturing of the unique pieces is still artisanal.

Height: 150mm

The lot will be securely packaged and shipped with insurance in fitting (possibly double) packaging.
DPD for destinations within the European Union, National Mail (Bpost) for other destinations. The mentioned shipping costs are for the mainland. Overseas territories and islands may require a surcharge unless it is separately mentioned in the list with shipping costs. A surcharge for customs-related formalities is included in the advertised shipping costs. Any possible import taxes are for the account of the buyer.

Dettagli lotto
Oggetto
Vaso 'Teniers Taillé RD 245'
Materiale
Cristallo
Designer / Artista
René Delvenne
Produttore / Marchio
Val Saint Lambert
Epoca stimata
1980-1989
Paese d’origine
Belgio
Condizioni
Come nuovo - mai usata
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