Lot 253
  • 253

18 Karat Gold, Diamond and Enamel Brooch and Pendant-Watch, René Lalique, 1893

Estimate
75,000 - 100,000 USD
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Description

  • René Lalique
  • 18 karat gold, diamond, enamel, brooch, pendant-watch
The kidney-shaped brooch depicting a high relief gold Sphinx in profile with outstretched wings, within a background of lavender enamel, framed by small rose-cut diamonds, the reverse applied with lavender enamel, signed Lalique; the pendant watch with circular cream dial with Arabic numerals, the reverse applied with lavender enamel and textured gold flowers, manual movement, unsigned.

Catalogue Note

For an example of this brooch see René Lalique: Schmuck und Objets d'art 1890-1910, by Sigrid Barten, p. 380, no. 900.2.
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