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Val Saint Lambert - `Griffon` candlestick - Semi-Cristal, Satined Semi-crystal
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Val Saint Lambert - `Griffon` candlestick - Semi-Cristal, Satined Semi-crystal

Lovely candleholder model ‘Griffon’ from the Luxval collection of 1935. It decorated with griffons. ‘Griffon’ is one of the few models by VSL that are frosted. The design has become iconic for glass art from the period, making it a sought-after collector’s item.

Today, Val-Saint-Lambert has a presence in more than forty countries, from the USA to Saudi Arabia, from Spain to Japan. It has almost become the business card of Walloon. The government took a stake in the company in the 1980s due the impending bankruptcy of the company. A Val Saint Lambert piece, famous for its marvellous double-coloured cut crystal, was a sought-after collector’s item or an expensive business gift, including princes and diplomats. They for instance delivered the glass seats (amongst others, because of the frigidity of the material) for the World Exhibition in Sevilla.They for instance delivered the glass seats (amongst others, because of the frigidity of the material) for the World Exhibition in Sevilla. The offering has been broadened and modernised, though the manufacturing of unique pieces is still artisanal.


Sorry, this item went already up for auction on Tuesday, August 4 at Catawiki!


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