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Chain

Designer:
René-Jules Lalique (French, Aÿ 1860–1945 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1900
Medium:
Gold, enamel, diamonds
Dimensions:
L. 50-3/4 inches
(128.9 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Gold
Credit Line:
Bequest of Mary Kellogg Hopkins, 1941
Accession Number:
45.28.6
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 556
Inscription: Signed (incised on edge of 2 of links): LALIQUE

Marking: (stamped 4 times) eagle's head, double outline (Paris, gold restricted warranty, 1847 to date)
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. 277 (as "Necklace").

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.

Sigrid Barten. René Lalique: Schmuck und Objets d'art, 1890–1910. Monographie und Werkkatalog. Munich, 1977, p. 143 n. 160.

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