Inscription: Stamped (on edge of frame near bottom right): LALIQUE
Marking: Marks (on suspension ring): RL, a Latin cross (?) in lozenge (maker's mark); eagle head in double outline, anvil mark on reverse (restricted warranty mark for gold, Paris, 1847 to present)
Albert M. Kohn (until 1910; his gift to MMA)
New York. Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration. "Nineteenth Century Jewelry from the First Empire to the First World War," 1955, no. 278.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "La Belle Époque," December 6, 1982–September 4, 1983, unnum. checklist (p. 15).
Louis Carré. A Guide to Old French Plate. London, 1931, pp. 187, 207–8, ill. (anvil mark).
Dora Jane Janson. From Slave to Siren: The Victorian Woman and her Jewelry From Neoclassic to Art Nouveau. Exh. cat., Duke University Museum of Art. Durham, N. C., 1971, p. 78, no. 164, colorpl. 15 (Mrs. Gladys Koch collection).
Sophie McConnell. Metropolitan Jewelry. New York, 1991, p. 29, ill. (color).