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Chain

Designer:
René-Jules Lalique (French, Aÿ 1860–1945 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1900
Medium:
Gold, enamel, pearls, diamonds
Dimensions:
L. 34 inches (86.4 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Gold
Credit Line:
Bequest of Mary Kellogg Hopkins, 1941
Accession Number:
45.28.5
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 556
Inscription: Signed: (incised on edge of three links) LALIQUE
Mary Kellogg Hopkins, Menlo Park and San Francisco (until d. 1941; her bequest 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. 308 (as "Necklace").

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "La Belle Époque," December 6, 1982–September 4, 1983, unnum. checklist (p. 15).

Francis Henry Taylor, Horace H. F. Jayne, and Laurence S. Harrison. "Review of the Year: 1945." Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art no. 76 (1945), p. 16.

William Osmun. Nineteenth Century Jewelry from the First Empire to the First World War. Exh. cat., Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration. [New York], 1955, pp. 11, 19, no. 308.

Sigrid Barten. René Lalique: Schmuck und Objets d'art, 1890–1910. Monographie und Werkkatalog. Munich, 1977, p. 143 n. 160, erroneously identified as no. 430 (MMA 24.145.5).



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