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    Sale 2121

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

    15 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1081

    AN ART NOUVEAU OPAL, DIAMOND, ENAMEL AND GLASS 'ROSE' PENDANT, BY RENE LALIQUE

    Estimate

    AN ART NOUVEAU OPAL, DIAMOND, ENAMEL AND GLASS 'ROSE' PENDANT, BY RENE LALIQUE
    Designed as a rose-cut diamond openwork plaque, centering upon an oval cabochon opal, within a rose-cut diamond surround, to the green plique-à-jour enamel and gold leaves extending a carved pink glass rose cascade, mounted in gold, circa 1900, with French importation mark
    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, no. 690


    Exhibited

    Precious Gems: Jewellery From Eight Centuries, Nationalmuseum Stockholm, 8 June - 15 October 2000, exhibition catalogue, page 155, no. 218

    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. 126

    The Belle Epoque of French Jewellery, 1850-1910, Bayerisches Nationalmuseum, Munich, 1 December 1989 - 4 March 1990, exhibition catalogue, page 148