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Lorgnette and chain

Designer:
René-Jules Lalique (French, Aÿ 1860–1945 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1900
Medium:
Gold, enamel, diamonds, jade, glass
Dimensions:
Double chain: L. 33-1/2 inches (85.1 cm.) Total: L. 40 inches (101.6 cm.)
Classification:
Jewelry
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. J.G. Phelps Stokes (née Lettice L. Sands), 1965
Accession Number:
65.154ab
Not on view
Inscription: Signed (on side of several leaf-shaped links, stamped): LALIQUE

Marking: (in relief on cameo glass inset on one side of case): Arms of Sands [Sandys]
Yokohama. Sogo Museum of Art. "René Lalique 1860–1945," August 26–October 29, 2000.

Tokyo Metropolitan Tein Art Museum. "René Lalique 1860–1945," November 11, 2000–January 31, 2001.

National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto. "René Lalique 1860–1945," February 10–April 15, 2001.

Paris. Musée du Luxembourg. "René Lalique: Exceptional Jewellery 1890–1912," March 7–July 29, 2007, no. 187.

Cleveland Museum of Art. "Artistic Luxury: Fabergé Tiffany Lalique," October 19, 2008–January 18, 2009, no. 196.

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. "Artistic Luxury: Fabergé Tiffany Lalique," February 7–May 31, 2009, no. 196.

State Museums of the Moscow Kremlin. "The Art of René Lalique," September 21, 2010–January 9, 2011, no. 18.

Emmanuel Ducamp in Artistic Luxury: Fabergé Tiffany Lalique. Exh. cat., Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, 2008, pp. 101, 335, no. 196.



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