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THE HANS & GETRUD MUELLER COLLECTION, SYDNEY

A pair of René Lalique 'Eucalyptus' vases, no. 936, designed 1925

Estimate $2,000 - $3,000

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THE HANS & GETRUD MUELLER COLLECTION, SYDNEY

each with a cylindrical body rising to a flared rim, moulded with overlapping eucalyptus leaves and gum nuts to the base, in frosted glass, one vase moulded 'R. LALIQUE FRANCE', the other moulded 'R. LALIQUE'
16.3 cm high (each)

  • Lot Sold $2,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $2,440 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Mr Hans Mueller and Mrs Gertrud Mueller, Sydney

Condition Report

1: very small chip to rim, approximately 1 mm wide. Very light surface wear to the top surface. Interior dusty with some residue. Isolated very minor 'flea bight' nicks/abrasions to the raised decoration in places on the body. Probable buffed chip to the tip of one of the gum nuts at the base. Factory marks clear.
2: top rim in good order, with only light wear to the top surface. Approximately three very small 'flea bights' to the raised moulded decoration of two overlapping leaves. Gum nuts moulded to the base in good order.Factory marks clear.

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Specialist Consultant

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Brett Ballard

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Australian & International Art
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Fiona Hayward

Senior Specialist

Australian & International Art
Melbourne
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