René Lalique Art Nouveau Gold, Opal, Plique-à-Jour Enamel, Glass and Diamond Dragonfly Pendant, France
18 kt., the pair of landing dragonflies grasping one oval opal ap. 5.80 cts., with teal and blue plique-à-jour enamel wings, accented by small rose-cut diamonds, their bodies, heads and legs applied with iridescent teal and black enamel, tangled within black enamel vines studded with bubbled opalescent glass spindle berries, suspending green plique-à-jour enamel leaves, reverse of realistic engraving, pendant signed Lalique, with maker's mark, pendant loop with obscured signature and French assay mark, circa 1904, ap. 36.5 dwts.
Similar example: René Lalique, Schmuck und Objets d'art, 1890-1910, by Sigrid Barten, p. 344.
C Property from an Important Jewel Collector
Additional Notes & Condition Report
Enamel in good condition., some loss in particular in the blue enamel on the legs.
2 3/4 x 4 1/2 inches.
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