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RENÉ LALIQUE (1860 - 1945)

'Anjos cantores' Gold medallic brooch


RENÉ LALIQUE (1860 - 1945)

'Anjos cantores' Gold medallic brooch

Gold, enamel reverse

H  2.40cm (0.94 in)  |  W  3.90cm (1.54 in)

Origin French, c. 1899 - 1901
Marks Signed: ‘LALIQUE’
Case Fitted Case

Rectangular-shaped brooch with six singing angels. Reverse is enameled.

llustrated in our book:
Beatriz Chadour-Sampson & Sonya Newell-Smith, Tadema Gallery London Jewellery from the 1860s to 1960s, Arnoldsche Art Publishers, Stuttgart 2021, p. 186
cf. Lalique, Museo Calouste Gulbenkian 1997, page 115 variant shown.
Lalique, Schmuck und Objects d'art 1890-1910, Sigrid Barten, 1977, page 404, variant shown
Lalique was one of the first Paris jewellers to use the medallist's technique of 'tour à réduire'

Acquired by The Richard H. Driehaus Museum, Chicago

Price Code

Ref No   3053