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    Sale 2121

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

    15 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1080

    AN ART NOUVEAU ENAMEL AND GLASS "NARCISSE" DOG COLLAR PLAQUE, BY RENE LALIQUE

    Estimate

    AN ART NOUVEAU ENAMEL AND GLASS "NARCISSE" DOG COLLAR PLAQUE, BY RENE LALIQUE
    Of openwork design, centering upon a carved glass profile of Narcissus and his slate blue enamel reflection, adorned by a royal blue enamel chrysanthemum headdress and surround, enhanced by greenish blue enamel flowers, mounted in gold, circa 1900
    Signed Lalique for René Lalique


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    Literature

    Yvonne Brunhammer, The Jewels of Lalique, Flammerion, Paris, 1998, cover

    Judith Price, Masterpieces of Twentieth Century French Jewelry from American Collections, Running Press, Philadelphia, 2006, page 35


    Exhibited

    Art Nouveau: Belgium, France, Rice Museum, 26 March - 27 June 1976; The Art Institute, Chicago, 28 August - 31 October 1976, exhibition catalogue, no. 406

    The Jewels of Lalique, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution, New York, 3 February - 12 April 1998; International Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., 15 May - 16 August 1998; and Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, 13 September 1998 - 10 January 1999, exhibition catalogue, no. 42