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René Lalique

Nécessaire de toilette, "Cabochons pétales de rose" | Vanity set, 'Cabochons pétales de rose'

René Lalique

René Lalique

Nécessaire de toilette, "Cabochons pétales de rose" | Vanity set, 'Cabochons pétales de rose'

Nécessaire de toilette, "Cabochons pétales de rose" | Vanity set, 'Cabochons pétales de rose'

René Lalique 


Nécessaire de toilette, "Cabochons pétales de rose" 


le modèle créé en 1909


verre moulé taillé, argent repoussé et ciselé, miroir, verre patiné, soie de sanglier et bois teinté

comprenant quatre boîtes, deux brosses et un miroir à main


Chaque objet estampillé LALIQUE


boîte rectangulaire : 7 x 22,8 x 8,9 cm ; 2 ¾ x 9 x 3 ½ in. ; miroir à main : 33,5 x 15,2 cm ; 13 ¼ x 6 in.

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René Lalique 


Vanity set, 'Cabochons pétales de rose' 


designed in 1909


cut moulded glass, silver embossed and chased, patinated glass cabochons, mirror, wild boar silks and tinted wood

including four boxes, two brushes et one hand mirror


Each object is stamped LALIQUE 


the largest box : 7 x 22,8 x 8,9 cm ; 2 ¾ x 9 x 3 ½ in. ; hand mirror : 33,5 x 15,2 cm ; 13 ¼ x 6 in.

Very good overall condition consistent with age and use. Tiny dents. There are some minor hairline scratches on the silver as well as oxidation marks. Mould-blown glass presents with few surface scratches, the largest located on the underside of the rectangular box is approximately 7 cm. The mirror presents with losses on the merchured surface. Petals present with dirt. There are tiny dent along the edges of each piece consistent with gentle use, but not visually distracting. The wild boar silks of the largest brush appear to have been replaced at a later stage. The two original fitted cases are provided. Please note that this lot was tested by Pourquery DMP as silver, but was exempted from assay marking due to fragility.


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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Collection de l'artiste

Puis par descendance

Acquis directement auprès du précédent par Claude H. Sorbac en 1979

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Artist's collection

Thence by descent

Acquired directly from the above by Claude H. Sorbac in 1979

Sigrid Barten, René Lalique, Schmuck und Objets d’art, 1890-1910, Passau, 1977, p. 554 pour une variante de la boîte rectangulaire

Musée d’Orsay, Catalogue sommaire illustré des art décoratifs, Paris, 1988, pp. 154-155

Les bijoux de Lalique, catalogue d’exposition, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution, New York, 3 février – 12 avril 1998 ; International Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, 15 mai –16 août 1998 ; Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, 13 septembre 1998 – 10 janvier 1999, reproduit pp. 201-202, no. 222

René Lalique 1860-1945, catalogue d’exposition, Sogo Museum of Art, Yokohama, 26 août – 29 octobre 2000 ; Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, Tokyo, 11 novembre 2000 – 31 janvier 2001 ; National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, 10 février – 15 avril 2001, reproduit p. 133, no. 225

Félix Marcilhac, René Lalique 1860-1945, maître-verrier, analyse et catalogue raisonné de l'œuvre de verre, Paris, 2011, p. 340, no. A

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Sigrid Barten, René Lalique, Schmuck und Objets d’art, 1890-1910, Passau, 1977, p. 554 for a variant of the rectangular box

 Musée d’Orsay, Catalogue sommaire illustré des art décoratifs, Paris, 1988, pp. 154-155

Les bijoux de Lalique, exhibition catalogue, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution, New York, February 3 - April 12, 1998, International Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, May 15 – August 16, 1998; Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, September 13, 1998 – January 10, 1999, reproduced pp. 201-202, no. 222

René Lalique 1860-1945, exhibition catalogue, Sogo Museum of Art, Yokohama, August, 26 - October, 29 2000; Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, Tokyo, November, 11 2000 – January 31, 2001; National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, February 10 – April 15, 2001, reproduced p. 133, no. 225 

Félix Marcilhac, René Lalique 1860-1945, maître-verrier, analyse et catalogue raisonné de l'œuvre de verre, Paris, 2011, p. 340, no. A

The Jewels of Lalique, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution, New York, 3 février – 12 avril 1998 ; International Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, 15 mai –16 août 1998 ; Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, 13 septembre 1998 – 10 janvier 1999

René Lalique 1860-1945, Sogo Museum of Art, Yokohama, 26 août – 29 octobre 2000 ; Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, Tokyo, 11 novembre 2000 – 31 janvier 2001 ; National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, 10 février – 15 avril 2001

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The Jewels of Lalique, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution, New York, February 3, - April 12, 1998; International Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, May 15 – August 16, 1998; Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, September 13, 1998 – January 10, 1999

René Lalique 1860-1945, Sogo Museum of Art, Yokohama, August, 26 - October, 29 2000; Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, Tokyo, November, 11 2000 – January 31, 2001; National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, February 10 – April 15, 2001 

Un nécessaire de toilette similaire est conservé dans les collections du Musée d'Orsay, Paris, sous les numéros d'inventaire OAO 34, 35, 36, 1141 et 1142.

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A similar vanity set is included in the Musée d'Orsay, Paris collections under the inventory numbers OAO 34, 35, 36, 1141 and 1142.