[Designs for openwork belt buckle fashioned as cobra grasping pearl] [art original].

Title: 
[Designs for openwork belt buckle fashioned as cobra grasping pearl] [art original].
Author/Artist: 
Lalique, René, 1860-1945.
Publisher: 
1895-1905?
Description: 
1 art original : pencil on orange parchment ; 29 x 23 cm.
Format of Material: 
Prints & Drawings
Bib ID: 
127804
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Location: 
Secured Stacks - Flat Files
Call Number: 
Unit 13, Drawer 1
Variant Title: 
Belt buckle with snake
Notes: 
Dimensions including mat are 49 x 33 cm. Item matted with bib no. 127805.
Drawing is of three designs for belt buckle; one in upper left corner, one in lower right corner, and third in center. Each design features cobra grasping pearl.
Mat is cut away so vacant space is not viewed through window; fading from mat window is evident.
Watermark with "BFK Rives" appears on lower right corner.
"74/7" and "6" -- penciled in on upper right corner of verso.
Some tearing throughout; clear tape has been affixed to verso along one tear.
White label affixed to verso of frame backing with artist, title, and "Le Style Lalique, October [1985], Exhibition no. 6" -- typed in black ink.
Notable Acquisition 2011.
Gift; Elaine and Stanford Steppa; 2011; 1000114138
Sent to photography January 2012 (photography no. 1000114138).
Object/Material Note: 
Published in René Lalique : enchanted by glass, by Kelley Jo Elliott: 139598, endpapers, p. 73.