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AN ART NOUVEAU ENAMEL, DIAMOND AND PEARL PENDENT NECKLACE, BY RENÉ LALIQUE
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AN ART NOUVEAU ENAMEL, DIAMOND AND PEARL PENDENT NECKLACE, BY RENÉ LALIQUE

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AN ART NOUVEAU ENAMEL, DIAMOND AND PEARL PENDENT NECKLACE, BY RENÉ LALIQUE
Depicting four gold and enamel wasps with diamond wings, set on a window enamel and opalescent glass hawthorn branch, suspending a baroque pearl, to the chain set with two window enamel leaves, 1899-1901, pendant 9.5 cm, necklace 51.0 cm, with French assay marks for gold
Signed Lalique
Please note that the pearl has not been tested for natural origin.
Provenance
Michel Perinet
Literature
S. Barten, René Lalique: Schmuck und Objets d’Art, 1890-1910, Munich, Prestal-Verlag, 1977, p. 320, ill. 642 for the drawing of this pendant
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Lot Essay

Cf. S. Barten, René Lalique: Schmuck und Objets d’Art, 1890-1910, Munich, Prestal-Verlag, 1977, p. 478, ill. 1400 for the photograph of a jewel with the same wasp motif
Cf. Y. Brunhammer, René Lalique Bijoux d'exception 1890-1912, Paris, Skira, 2007, cover, for the photograph of a jewel with the same wasp motif

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