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    Sale 2121

    RARE JEWELS AND GEMSTONES: THE EYE OF A CONNOISSEUR(CANCEL)

    15 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1082

    A STRIKING ART NOUVEAU GLASS AND ENAMEL "SPEEDWELL" BRACELET, BY RENE LALIQUE

    Estimate

    A STRIKING ART NOUVEAU GLASS AND ENAMEL "SPEEDWELL" BRACELET, BY RENE LALIQUE
    Composed of a series of five elongated flower stalks, the blue and green champlevé enamel stems enhanced by hand carved purple glass blooms, each within an openwork blue and green enamel surround, mounted in gold, circa 1900, 7 ins.
    Signed Lalique for René Lalique


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    Literature

    Sigrid Barten, René Lalique, Schmuck und Objets d'art 1890-1910, Prestel-Verlag, Munich, 1977, page 452

    Yvonne Brunhammer, René Lalique, Exceptional Jewellery 1890-1912, Rizzoli, New York, 2007, page 192


    Exhibited

    René Lalique 1860-1945, Sogo Museum of Art Yokohama, 26 August - 29 October 2000; Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, 11 November 2000 - 4 February 2001; National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, 14 February - 15 April 2001, exhibition catalogue, page 92