The satin finish on the birds contrasts with the transparency of the bowl while the purity of crystal echoes the glare of clear luster. Rene Lalique founded his firm in Paris in 1885, and soon became a celebrated Art Nouveau jeweler. In the 1920s, he developed a cutting-edge glassmaking technique that would become the foundation of this enduring brand. 3"H x 5 1/2" diam. Made in France.