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AN ART NOUVEAU OPAL AND ENAMEL BROOCH, BY RENÉ LALIQUE
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AN ART NOUVEAU OPAL AND ENAMEL BROOCH, BY RENÉ LALIQUE

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AN ART NOUVEAU OPAL AND ENAMEL BROOCH, BY RENÉ LALIQUE
Modelled as a naturalistic plum branch, the two plums set with geometric opal panels, to the textured gold stems and green enamel leaves, circa 1900, 11.0 cm, with French assay marks for gold, in René Lalique fitted case
Signed Lalique, with maker's mark for Lalique
Provenance
Michel Perinet
Literature
Société Lalique, Lalique par Lalique, Lausanne, Edipop, 1977, p. 53 for a photograph of this jewel
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Lot Essay

Cf. S. Barten, René Lalique: Schmuck und Objets d’Art, 1890-1910, Munich, Prestal-Verlag, 1977, p. 167, ill. 4 for a diadem using the same technique for setting opals

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