Rene Lalique opalescent glass Ondines bowl, ‘Coupe refermee’ (closed-cup) design. The lip of the rim on this design curves inward. The pattern features Ondines (or Undines), a category of imaginary elemental beings associated with water, first named in the alchemical writings of Paracelsus, born 1493. Wheel cut makers mark, ‘R. Lalique FRANCE’ and engraved, ‘No 381’. Book reference: Marcilhac 381.