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René Lalique

Collier-pendentif émail et or, "Visage de Femme et Glycine" | Enamel and gold pendant-necklace, 'Woman's face and Wisteria'

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René Lalique

René Lalique

Collier-pendentif émail et or, "Visage de Femme et Glycine" | Enamel and gold pendant-necklace, 'Woman's face and Wisteria'

Collier-pendentif émail et or, "Visage de Femme et Glycine" | Enamel and gold pendant-necklace, 'Woman's face and Wisteria'

René Lalique | Collier-pendentif émail et or, "Visage de Femme et Glycine"

René Lalique | Enamel and gold pendant-necklace, 'Woman's face and Wisteria'


Le pendentif décoré d'un visage de femme entouré de glycines, rehaussé d'émail bleu et vert, le revers à décor identique en or ciselé, sur une chaîne en or rehaussée d'émail bleu, dimensions du pendentif 100 x 32 mm environ, longueur de la chaîne 560 mm environ, signé Lalique, poinçon français pour l'or 18K (750°/00), poids brut 43.76 g, vers 1898-1900, écrin signé Lalique.


The pendant depicting a woman's face in profile, within a surround of wisteria flowers applied with blue and green enamel, the reverse showing the same motif in chiselled gold, to a gold chain applied with blue enamel, pendant measuring approximately 100 x 32mm, chain length approximately 560mm, signed Lalique, French assay mark for 18 carat gold, gross weight 43.76 grams; circa 1898-1900, fitted case stamped Lalique.

Accompanied by a case stamped Lalique. Signed LALIQUE at the bottom of the pendant, French assay mark for 18 carat gold. Enamel worn off on several points along the pendant. Important loss of enamel on the chain. Scratches consistent with age and wear, overall in good condition. Clasp in working order and secure. Gross weight 43.76 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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Héritiers de René Lalique.

Acquis en 1979 à Paris, auprès d'un descendant de René Lalique.


René Lalique's family, by descent.

Purchased in 1979 in Paris, from an heir of René Lalique.



Cf. : Katharine Morison McClinton, Lalique for collectors, Londres, 1975, p. 20, pour une illustration d'un pendentif similaire.

Cf. : Sigrid Barten, René Lalique - Schmuck und Objets d'art, Bonn, 1989, p. 305, pour une illustration d'un pendentif similaire, cat. 599.

Cf. : Sigrid Barten, René Lalique - Schmuck und Objets d'art, Bonn, 1989, p. 274, pour une illustration d'une étude préparatoire, cat. 481.

Cf. : Yvonne Brunhammer, Les bijoux de Lalique, Paris, 1998, p. 128-129, pour une illustration d'un pendentif identique.


Cf. : Katharine Morison McClinton, Lalique for collectors, London, 1975, pg. 20, for an illustration of a pendant of similar design.

Cf. : Sigrid Barten, René Lalique - Schmuck und Objets d'art, Bonn, 1989, pg. 305, for an illustration of a pendant of similar design, cat. 599.

Cf. : Sigrid Barten, René Lalique - Schmuck und Objets d'art, Bonn, 1989, pg. 274, for an illustration of a preparatory study, cat. 481.

Cf. : Yvonne Brunhammer, Les bijoux de Lalique, Paris, 1998, pg. 128-129, for an illustration of an identical pendant.

1998-1999:

New York, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution

Washington International Gallery, Smithsonian Insititution

Dallas, Dallas Museum of Art

2000-2001:

Yokohama, Sogo Museum of Art

Tokyo, Metropolitan Teien Art Museum

Kyoto, The National Museum of Art