René Lalique Opal, Diamond and Enamel Hat Pin
Designed in the years 1895-1897, this floral and foliate hat pin composed of opal, diamonds and enamel was created by René Lalique, Paris. The pin is designed as an opal flower or bud with rose-cut diamond fringe among curling tendrils with en plein enamel shading from cornflower blue to sea green, mounted in 18K gold. Representative of the exquisitely-made and sensitive art of this select period in the artist's oeuvre, this rare work adds significantly to any collection of Lalique and/or Art Nouveau jewelry.
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Item #: A-20125
Artist: René Lalique, Paris
Size: 6.375’' length, 2’' width
Materials: Oval cabochon black opal (measuring approximately 22.0 x 11.5 x 3.0 mm); 14 rose-cut diamonds (approximate total weight 0.20 carat); Enamel; 18K Gold
Signed: "Lalique" with maker's mark and French import mark.
Literature: The design for the hat pin appears in the catalogue raisonné René Lalique 1890-1910, Schmuck und Objets d'art, 1890-1910, Sigrid Barten, page 474, illustration 1379.