The extraordinary craftsmanship horizontal bevel cuts on the outside and vertical bevel cuts on the inside produces a brilliant optical effect, rendered all the more intricate in the light. The Eye Vase maximizes the unpredictability of perception, evoking delight and surprise about what the eye can discern with shifts in luminosity. The tiers gently ripple, thus imbuing a sense of movement, a rippling continuum. The gleaming symmetry plays on perspective, as the refractions of light create great depth throughout the layers. The contours conjure a Clear crystal cyclone, magnetically pulling you in like a vortex.
Baccarat Eye Large Vase, Red 9.5"
Baccarat Crystal has, from the beginning, affixed its signature on strong works illustrating all the facets of artistic craftsmanship and covering a vast repertoire of inspiration.
In 1764 King Louis XV of France gave Bishop Montmorency-Laval of Metz permission to found a glassworks in the village of Baccarat located in Lorraine in eastern France.
The creations of great artists inspired by the magic of crystal are all magnificent stones brought together into building the Art de Vivre collection.
This is how Baccarat perpetuates the great French tradition of a cosmopolitan art of living. Envisioned by Philippe Starck, the Baccarat House in Paris, home to the brand's headquarters, is a meeting place for its most beautiful creations and one of its most beautiful manifestations.