A striking bulbous form amethyst over topaz crystal vase with a short cut to clear facet neck over a double panel and lens band cut body. Condition: stand wear to the under-base rim; one or two very tiny nicks to high points; light age and use wear; nothing further found. Circa 1930s, unmarked, definitely Val St. Lambert, designed by Joseph Simon. Article measured in centimetres and rounded to the nearest quarter inch. Height 15.5cm/6.25in, rim diameter 10.5cm/4.25in, weight 1.66kg/3.7lb.