London, South Kensington
20 September 2000
'SUZANNE' A GLASS FIGURE
BY RENÉ LALIQUE, CIRCA 1925
a frosted and opalescent glass figure of naked female with her robe draped on her outstretched arms, engraved R.Lalique France, No.833 (damages)
9in. (23cm.) high
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C.f. Felix Marcilhac, René Lalique L'Oeuvre de Verre, 1994, No.833, p.399.
This figure of Suzanne is thought to have been inspired by the Biblical story of Suzanne and the Elders, although it is worth noting that Lalique's daughter was also called Suzanne.
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