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René Lalique

Clip émail et diamants, "Papillon de Nuit" | Enamel and diamond clip, 'Night Butterfly'

René Lalique

René Lalique

Clip émail et diamants, "Papillon de Nuit" | Enamel and diamond clip, 'Night Butterfly'

Clip émail et diamants, "Papillon de Nuit" | Enamel and diamond clip, 'Night Butterfly'

René Lalique | Clip émail et diamants, "Papillon de Nuit"

René Lalique | Enamel and diamond clip, 'Night Butterfly'


Formant un papillon de nuit aux ailes articulées, décoré d'émail cloisonné multicolore et rehaussé de diamants taille ancienne et rose, dimensions 96 x 50 mm environ, poinçons français pour l'or 18K (750°/00), poinçon de maître partiel pour René Lalique, poids brut 23.74 g, vers 1900, écrin signé Lalique.


In the shape of a night butterfly with articulated wings applied with multi-coloured cloisonné enamel and highlighted with circular-cut and rose diamonds, measuring approximately 96 x 50mm, French assay marks for 18 carat gold, partial maker's mark for René Lalique, gross weight 23.74 grams; circa 1900, fitted case stamped Lalique.

Accompanied by a fitted case stamped Lalique. French assay marks for 18 carat gold, partial maker's mark for René Lalique. Very light scratches on some diamonds. Scratches and small chips on the enamel throughout consistent with age and wear. Overall in good condition. Gross weight 23.74 grams.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each plate to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.


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Please note the enamel has been restored. Nous attirons votre attention sur le fait que les estimations de ce lot ont été modifiées. / Please note that the estimates for this lot have changed.

Acheté auprès de la boutique Lalique vers 1905.

Acquis auprès d'un descendant de Jules Strauss à Paris en 1986.


Purchased from the Lalique Boutique, circa 1905.

Purchased from an heir of Jules Strauss in Paris, 1986.

2000-2001 :

Yokohama, Sogo Museum of Art

Tokyo, Metropolitan Teien Art Museum

Kyoto, The National Museum of Modern Art


2000-2001:

Yokohama, Sogo Museum of Art

Tokyo, Metropolitan Teien Art Museum

Kyoto, The National Museum of Modern Art