• Rare Jewels and Objets d'Art:  auction at Christies

    Sale 2390

    Rare Jewels and Objets d'Art: A Superb Collection

    21 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1181

    **AN ART NOUVEAU IVORY AND DIAMOND BROOCH, BY RENE LALIQUE

    Price Realised  

    **AN ART NOUVEAU IVORY AND DIAMOND BROOCH, BY RENE LALIQUE
    Designed in high relief, depicting two carved ivory bathers, within a rose-cut diamond surround, bezel-set on either side with a cabochon yellow hardstone, mounted in 18k gold, circa 1900, with French assay mark and maker's mark
    Signed Lalique for René Lalique


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