Sale 21IJ03 | Lot 200

René Lalique Art Nouveau Gold, Opal, Plique-à-Jour Enamel, Glass and Diamond Dragonfly Pendant, France

Catalogue: Important Jewelry
René Lalique Art Nouveau Gold, Opal, Plique-à-Jour Enamel, Glass and Diamond Dragonfly Pendant, France

Lot Details

Lot 200
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

Estimate: $60,000 - $80,000
Sold for $226,800 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Opal: milky greenish background with red, blue and green play-of-color, good polish.

Diamonds: G-H-I/SI-I

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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Estimate: $60,000 - $80,000
Sold for $226,800 (includes buyer's premium)

A World Auction Record for a René Lalique Dragonfly Pendant


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