October 27, 2016, 2:00 PM EST
Palm Beach, FL, USALive Auction
Lot 15: BACCARAT FRANCE 20TH CENT. SEVENTY ONE (71) DRINKS SET(52 views)
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Description: Property Of An East Coast Lady BACCARAT FRANCE 20TH CENTURY Seventy-one (71) clear and frosted crystal glasses,Largest 7 in.(17.7 cm.) high each acid stamped: BACCARAT FRANCE comprising:12 champagne flutes, 12 champagne, 12 wine, 12 water goblets, 12 Sherbet, 11 cordial Baccarat Crystal has, from the beginning, affixed its signature on strong works illustrating all the facets of artistic craftsmanship and covering a vast repertoire of inspiration. In 1764 King Louis XV of France gave Bishop Montmorency-Laval of Metz permission to found a glassworks in the village of Baccarat located in Lorraine in eastern France.The creations of great artists inspired by the magic of crystal are all magnificent stones brought together into building the Art de Vivre collection. This is how Baccarat perpetuates the great French tradition of a cosmopolitan art of living. Envisioned by Philippe Starck, the Baccarat House in Paris, home to the brand's headquarters, is a meeting place for its most beautiful creations and one of its most beautiful manifestations.