Blown glass and Dalle de Verre surround (detail)

Rault of Rennes, France

circa 1970

The Rault Studio created its glass either by blowing cylinders to create thinner glass (see the pink glass) or by pouring large batches of molten glass into thick slabs (see the golden surround). Flaws and bubbles characterize both.

Blown glass and Dalle de Verre surround (detail)