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René Lalique

Sac du soir or et cuir velours, "Mimosa" | Gold and suede leather evening bag, 'Mimosa'

René Lalique

René Lalique

Sac du soir or et cuir velours, "Mimosa" | Gold and suede leather evening bag, 'Mimosa'

Sac du soir or et cuir velours, "Mimosa" | Gold and suede leather evening bag, 'Mimosa'

René Lalique | Sac du soir or et cuir velours, "Mimosa"

René Lalique | Gold and suede leather evening bag, 'Mimosa'


Le fermoir décoré de motifs de fleurs de mimosa embossées, dimensions 160 x 200 mm environ, signé Lalique, poinçons français pour l'or 18K (750°/00), poinçon de maître pour René Lalique, poids brut 175.90 g, vers 1901-1903, écrin signé Lalique.


The clasp decorated with embossed mimosa flowers motifs, measuring approximately 160 x 200mm, signed Lalique, French assay marks for 18 carat gold, maker's mark for René Lalique, gross weight 175.90 grams; circa 1901-1903, fitted case stamped Lalique.

Accompanied by a fitted case stamped Lalique.

Signed LALIQUE, maker's mark for René Lalique, French assay marks for 18 carat gold. Clasp and chain with scratches and areas of discoloration (important discoloration inside) consistent with age and wear. Light stains and scratches on suede leather. Clasp in working order and secure. Gross weight 175.90 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.


NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A WORK, ALL WORKS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE A WRITTEN AGREEMENT BETWEEN SOTHEBY'S AND THE PURCHASER.


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.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A WORK, ALL WORKS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE A WRITTEN AGREEMENT BETWEEN SOTHEBY'S AND THE PURCHASER.

Acquis à Paris en 1979 auprès de la Duchesse de Maillé.


Purchased in 1979 in Paris, from the Duchesse de Maillé.

Cf. : Sigrid Barten, René Lalique - Schmuck und Objets d'art, Bonn, 1989, p. 517, pour une photographie d'un sac similaire.


Cf. : Sigrid Barten, René Lalique - Schmuck und Objets d'art, Bonn, 1989, pg. 517, for a photograph of a similar bag.