London, South Kensington
11 December 2001
A late 19th/early 20th century cravat clip,
pierced and textured with thistle heads and leaves, in a fitted case stamped L AUCOC.
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Louis Aucoc was both teacher and first employer of Rene Lalique. He founded La Maison Aucoc in 1877, and being extremely active in the committees and societies of the jewellery trade became an important jeweller in Paris.
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