Lalique glass perfume bottles
Lalique glass perfume bottles are elaborate glass bottles designed by Rene Lalique to contain scent.
Rene Jules Lalique was the founder of the famous Lalique House and one of the prominent artists of the Art Nouveau and Art Deco Èpoque. Born in Marne, France on April 6 1860, Lalique started working at the age of 16 for a Parisian silversmith.
By the age of 30 Lalique had become one of the country’s leading jewellery designers as well as a well-known glass designer. Perfume bottles, vases, jewellery, chandeliers and automotive ornaments were all designed by Lalique during his hey day.
Lalique created over 250 perfume bottles for Coty and Worth, as well as for several other luxury French perfumers.
Pieces designed by Rene Lalique remain extremely sough after today.
- A rare "Sirene" perfume bottle sold for $50,000 at Rago Arts and Auction Center in December, 2007.
- A beautiful "Bouchon Cassis" bottle sold for $13,500 at Kuehnert's Auction Gallery, Inc. in October 2008.
- A Lalique "Le Baiser Du Faune" perfume bottle sold for $4,000 at Craftsman Auctions in March 2008.
- A "La Violette" perfume bottle for Gabilla sold for $3,000 at Craftsman Auctions in September 2008.