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~AN ART NOUVEAU HORN PAGE TURNER, BY RENÉ LALIQUE
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~AN ART NOUVEAU HORN PAGE TURNER, BY RENÉ LALIQUE

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~AN ART NOUVEAU HORN PAGE TURNER, BY RENÉ LALIQUE
Depicting a realistically carved and stained fish, swimming within the tapered textured horn panel, circa 1906-1908, 2 x 20 ins., in an R. Lalique white satin case
Signed Lalique for René Lalique
Literature
Yvonne Brunhammer, "The Jewels of Lalique", Flammarion, Paris, 1998, page 203
Exhibited
"The Jewels of Lalique", New York, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution, 3 February-12 April 1998; Washington D.C., International Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, 15 May-16 August 1998; Dallas, Dallas Museum of Art, 13 September 1998-10 January 1999, no. 230
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Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.

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Lot Essay

Cf. Sigrid Barten, "René Lalique, Schmuck und Objets d'art 1890-1910: Monographie und Werkkatalog", Prestel-Verlag, München, 1977, page 520
Cf. Alastair Duncan, "The Paris Salons, 1895-1914: Volume II", Antique Collectors' Club, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1994, page 15

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