LALIQUE 'The Betrothal -To Have & To Hold' Art Nouveau Ring Gold Enamel Peridot H: cm in) W: cm in) Triangular cushion shaped peridot 1 ct approx An important & rare engagement ring Marks: 'LALIQUE' French, c.
Lalique signed 'Eagles on Pine Tree Branches' dog collar plaque: an articulated, gently curved plaque. Two enamel & gold eagles face a large opal among light green enamel & chased gold pine tree branches & pine cones. Acquired from the artist in 1
Plique-à-jour enamel Art Nouveau stained glass window earrings. Mounted in gold and set with old mine- and rose-cut diamonds and senailles. The earrings were most likely panels of a dog-collar necklace.
DETAIL In the Salon of 1897, Lalique exhibited two pieces of jewelry designed with irises, a buckle and bracelet of enameled irises and opal, which he again displayed in the Exposition Universelle in 1900. A symbol of the Virgin in Medieval art, the iris featured prominently in Japanese art and was a favored motif of the pre-Raphaelite artists who held fast to the concept of “memesis,” i.e. the imitation of nature as the main goal of art.
Art nouveau Aquamarine, enamel and diamonds pendant. (The greenish blue guilloché enamel bar link chain, suspending a detachable openwork pendant of four intertwined fish with bluish-green glass heads) Circa