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Designer: René-Jules Lalique (French, Aÿ 1860–1945 Paris)

Date: ca. 1892

Culture: French

Medium: Enamel, gold, brilliants

Dimensions: L. 37 1/4 in. (94.6 cm)

Classification: Jewelry

Credit Line: Purchase, Edward C. Moore Jr. Gift, 1924

Accession Number: 24.145.5

Not on view
Inscription: (stamped on edge of one daisy near clasp) R. LALIQUE
the designer, Paris (until 1924; sold 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. 310.

Durham, N. C. Duke University Museum of Art. "From Slave to Siren: The Victorian Woman and her Jewelry From Neoclassic to Art Nouveau," May 1971, no. 158.

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. 310, dates it about 1900.

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, pp. 74–76, no. 158, fig. 83.

Sigrid Barten. René Lalique: Schmuck und Objets d'art, 1890–1910. Monographie und Werkkatalog. Munich, 1977, pp. 31, 263, no. 430, ill. (erroneously identified as MMA 45.28.5).