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Lalique

circa 1905
A wonderful Art Nouveau plique-a-jour enamel and diamond 'Placque de Cou'.
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A beautiful plique-a-jour enamel and diamond 'Plaque de Cou', by Lalique, c.1905 in the form of a pansy flower, decorated with plique-a-jour enamel, the rich blue centre enhanced with silver paillons within the flux, the whole finished with a mixture of old brilliant cut and rose cut diamonds.
Specifications
  • OriginParis
  • Gemstones and Other Materials51 Old mine cut and Rose cut diamonds
  • Condition ReportVery good
  • Setting18ct yellow gold, signed Lalique to the lower edge
  • Weight description34.9 grams
  • Dimensions6.15cms/2.4" wide x 6 cms/2.35" high
Literature & exhibitions
For other examples of plaque de cou by Lalique, see pages 218-237 of ‘Rene Lalique:
Schmuck un Objets d’art 1890-1910’ by Sigrid Barten. This plaque de cou shares, in both design
and manufacture, a great deal with a corsage ornament in the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore (page 414 of Barten’s book).

Lalique, René

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