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    Sale 2121

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

    15 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1102

    AN ART NOUVEAU ENAMEL, OPAL AND GOLD "SWEET PEA" PENDANT BROOCH, BY RENE LALIQUE

    Estimate

    AN ART NOUVEAU ENAMEL, OPAL AND GOLD "SWEET PEA" PENDANT BROOCH, BY RENE LALIQUE
    Suspending a detachable openwork plaque, centering upon an oval cabochon crystal opal within a peach, brown, blue and pale green enamel sweet pea cluster surround, with a bluish green plique-à-jour enamel background, from a pale green enamel and gold link chain, to a smaller sweet pea cluster surmount, mounted in gold, circa 1900, with French importation marks, in a R. Lalique brown leather fitted case
    Signed Lalique for René Lalique


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    Exhibited

    René Lalique (1860-1945), The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, 23 May - 12 July 1992, exhibition catalogue, no. 112, page 152

    The Jewellery of René Lalique, A Goldsmiths' Company Exhibition, London, 28 May - 24 June 1987, exhibition catalogue, no. 59