RENÉ LALIQUE. 1899-1900 signed 'Female Head with Poppy Blossoms Dog Collar Plaque. The dominant motif, of carved chrysoprase and chased gold, is a woman's head in profile wrapped with ribbons of lavender-blue enamel. Three blue-and-black enamel and gold poppy blos-soms and a gold leaf frame the composition. Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, acquired from the artist in 1900.
Dog collar plaque, openwork plaque set with four carved French ivory hawthorn flowers, each stained with blue, with white enamel stems, enhanced by old European-cut diamond undulating ribbon motif, mounted in 18k gold, Lalique, 1902
Art Nouveau enamel and gold plaque. Designed as an openwork rectangular gold panel framing a sculpted gold iris with a gold stem and bluish green plique-a-jour enamel leaves, mounted in gold, with French importation mark. Signed Lalique for René Lalique,
Lalique 1902 signed 'Hawthorne' Dog Collar Plaque: an openwork plaque set w/four carved French ivory hawthorn flowers, each stained w/blue, w/white enamel stems, old European-cut diamond undulating ribbon motif, mounted in gold.
A large pale pink pearl is surrounded by leaves and fruit of laurel extending from a short central stalk. The branches are enameled brown and the leaves are covered with thin white, translucent enamel. The clusters of fruit are carved of white mother-of-pearl. René Lalique (French, 1860-1945) (Artist) ca. 1903