René Lalique, grand master of art deco glass: “cassis” menu holder
H 3.8 cm W 5.2 cm
Presented is a beautiful little menu holder designed by René Lalique in 1924 in Wingen-sur-Moder in France. The menu owner has the name “CASSIS”. The object consists of clear glass that was pressed into the mold and then patinated. The front half is slightly wider and higher than the back half with a gap between them. The obverse has a light brown hue and shows cassis fruits and foliage and tendrils in high relief. It is signed at the bottom of the back with the hand diamond engraved mark “R. Lalique ”.