Créneaux (Battlements)

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Object Name: 
Bracelet
Title: 
Créneaux (Battlements)
Accession Number: 
2011.3.205
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3 cm, W: 9 cm, Diam (max): 6.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
designed in 1928
Credit Line: 
Gift of Elaine and Stanford Steppa
Primary Description: 
Bracelet, "Créneaux (Battlements)". Transparent green glass, elastic string; mold-pressed, assembled. Bracelet with eighteen cylindrical beads with three-tiered ends strung together with elastic string.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steppa, Elaine, Source
2011-12-09
Steppa, Stanford, Source
2011-12-09
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
R. Lalique
signature
Engraved
SOTHEBY'S / 377 / FOUNDED 1744 / SOTHEBY'S / 377 / NEW YORK
tag
Strung on bracelet
Rene Lalique: Enchanted by Glass
Venue(s)
Chrysler Museum of Art 2016-06-10 through 2016-10-02
Rene Lalique: Enchanted by Glass
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2014-05-16 through 2015-01-04
This major exhibition will bring together glass, jewelry, production molds, and design drawings by René Lalique (French, 1860─1945), dating from about 1893 to Lalique’s death in 1945. As a successful jeweler Lalique experimented with glass in his designs, which eventually led to a career in which he fully embraced the material. His aesthetic choices in his designs informed the styles of Art Nouveau and Art Deco in France, and the objects he created have become iconic reflections of these periods. Lalique also embraced industrial innovations, like mass production, allowing luxury glass to be placed in more and more households around the world.
 
Rene Lalique: Enchanted by Glass (2014) illustrated, p. 84 (no. 6); BIB# 139598