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Pendant

Designer:
René-Jules Lalique (French, Aÿ 1860–1945 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1900
Medium:
Enamel, gold
Dimensions:
L. 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm)
Classification:
Jewelry
Credit Line:
Gift of Albert M. Kohn, 1910
Accession Number:
10.21
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 556
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).

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).



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