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    Sale 2061

    New York Jewels

    11 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 21

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

    Price Realised  

    **AN ART NOUVEAU IVORY AND GOLD BROOCH, BY RENE LALIQUE
    Designed in high relief, set with a group of carved ivory bathers within a textured gold and ivory surround, mounted in 18k gold, circa 1900, with French assay marks
    Signed Lalique for René Lalique


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