Lot 21: BACCARAT FRANCE 20TH CENTURY TEN GLASSES
October 27, 2016
Palm Beach, FL, USALive Auction
Description: Property Of A Palm Beach Lady: BACCARAT FRANCE 20TH CENTURY (3) Three clear and frosted crystal decorative items, Two Small decanters and stoppers , 6 in.(15.24 cm.) high Perfume bottle and stopper 5 in.(12.7 cm.) high each acid stamped: BACCARAT FRANCE 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.