A Signed Lalique Vase

A local antiques dealer shares her breathtaking garage sale bargain.

My Great Garage Sale Find

Who: Antiques dealer Ruth Taylor
What: Signed Lalique opalescent glass vase with rabbit frieze
For a mere: $20
Appraised at: $2,000
Back story: Taylor stopped at a neighborhood garage sale near Northwest Highway and Inwood Road. Among the detritus and cheap knickknacks, she spotted a gourd-shaped glass vase and immediately recognized the shape as Lalique. She wasn’t certain until she wet a finger and wiped off the grime on the bottom, revealing the signature R. Lalique, Paris


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