‘Normandie’ ice buckets by Luc Lanel, circa 1935
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Luc Lanel for Christofle: ‘Ondulation’
A superb pair of Art Deco silver plated Champagne buckets, the heavily fluted bodies with similar fluted handles, designed by Luc Lanel and created by Christofle exclusively for use in the first-class dining room of the legendary French ocean liner SS Normandie, which entered service in 1935.
Height: 10 inches (25 cm)
Illustrated: ‘The World of Art Deco’ by Bevis Hiller for the Minneapolis Institute of Art, page 69.
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