Marc Lalique Cactus table realises $22,000

paulfrasercollectibles

2015-06-26 13:26:23

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Marc Lalique Cactus table realises $22,000

A Marc Lalique Cactus table highlighted Gallery 95's anniversary auction on September 22

A Marc Lalique cactus table that made $22,200 was the highlight of Gallery 95 Auction'sAnniversarysale that took place in South Carolina on September 22.

Lalique cactus tableThe table was designed by Marc Lalique in the 1950s

The table, created in the 1950s, is one of the most important and influential works by the French designer - son of the famous glassmaker Rene Lalique.

Following the death of his father, Marc took over the family business - designing objects and furniture from his preferred medium of crystal.

The cactus was initially built as part of an aquarium-themed window display. Following a successful reception, Laliqueturned the piece into a table. It now features in a number of high profile museums.

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