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Quatrefoil with Cross and Rays (dalle de verre)

Frederic Rault, Rennes, France

1979

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The use of conventional lead cames (channels) for heavy dalle de verre seems to be unique to the Raults. Most studios used various cement mixtures to support the extra weight; but this smothers the gorgeous light refraction of the exposed edges.

 

Quatrefoil with Cross and Rays (dalle de verre)