Bague demi-perle de culture et émail, "Ondulations" | Cultured half-pearl and enamel ring, 'Ondulations'
René Lalique | Bague demi-perle de culture et émail, "Ondulations"
René Lalique | Cultured half-pearl and enamel ring, 'Ondulations'
Ornée d'une demi-perle de culture en serti clos entouré d'émail noir, tour de doigt 511/2, signée Lalique, poinçon français pour l'or 18K (750°/00), poinçon de maître pour René Lalique, poids brut 9.61 g, vers 1902, écrin signé Lalique.
Set with a cultured half-pearl collet-set within a surround of black enamel, size 511/2, signed Lalique, French assay mark for 18 carat gold, maker's mark for René Lalique, gross weight 9.61 grams; circa 1902, case stamped Lalique.
Accompanied by a case stamped Lalique and a LFG report no. 382249, dated 01 June 2021, stating that the pearl was found to be cultured with a cut pit, dimensions approximately 11.3 x 11.5mm. Signed twice LALIQUE, French assay mark for 18 carat gold and maker's mark for René Lalique. Pearl with areas of pitting and banding to nacre. Scratches, chips on the enamel and the shank consistent with wear, some areas of discoloration. Gross weight 5.17 grams.
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Héritiers de René Lalique.
Acquise à Paris en 1976, auprès d'un descendant de René Lalique.
René Lalique's family, by descent.
Purchased in 1976 in Paris, from an heir of René Lalique's family.
New York, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Washington International Gallery, Smithsonian Insititution
Dallas, Dallas Museum of Art
Yokohama, Sogo Museum of Art
Tokyo, Metropolitan Teien Art Museum
Kyoto, The National Museum of Art