Impressive pair of VSL crystal wedding glasses
A pair of grand Val St Lambert cranberry hand cut to clear wedding vases with etched hexagonal footed stems (1905-1908)
Priced individually. $950.00 each
Val St Lambert (VSL) is a Belgian crystal glassware manufacturer, founded in 1826 and based in Seraing, Belgium. It has the Royal Warrant of King Albert II and is still in production today. VSL was founded in the abandoned Val-Sant-Lambert abbey (as the monks had been expelled as a result of the French Revolution) by a chemist, M.Kemlin and an engineer Auguste Lelievre , from the Voneche crystal works who converted the building into a glass works. They added new workshops and built houses (each one with a garden) for the Val St Lambert glassworkers. Val St Lambert has always made a wide range of glass and offers up to 5000 colour variations (more than any other crystal house), by the mid 1920’s VSL had four factories with some 4000 employees supervised by 20 departmental managers and 250 clerks.
Available to view by appointment only:
21 Ariki Street
Grey Lynn, Auckland
Phone: 09 360 9858 or 027 414 0081
Tue - Fri: 10am ~ 6pm
Sat: 10am ~ 2pm
Sun & Mon: CLOSED
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