Joan of Arc. Rene Lalique (1860-1945). Ca 1900. Gold, sappire ,enamel. “During the 19th century she was regarded as a national heroine who united the virtue of patriotism with the Catholic faith, and there was a strong and successful movement to have her canonized as a saint by the Pope. Her feast day is celebrated on May 30th. The pendant would have been commissioned from Lalique by one of the patriotic and Catholic supporters of her cause.”
Art Nouveau jewellery. Lucien Gaillard - La belle epoque — я.ру
NARRATIVE JEWELLERY ...... René Lalique Leda & the Swan pendant. Gold pendant, with a frame of enamelled gold water lilies enclosing a nude woman drying her long tresses as she watches a swan in the plique à jour blue pond at her feet making advances to her with his beak. At the base of the frame between two lilies is a dark blue sapphire in a rectangular border. René Lalique, Paris, c. 1898. TRULY AMAZING
TITLE: Art Nouveau Pendant/Watch The Dance of Time WORK DATE: 1900 CATEGORY: Jewelry and Gemstones MATERIALS: Gold & diamond
René Lalique Diamond ring. The large diamond is set vertically along the bezel, framed within a border of green leaves on black stalks, with the shoulders also enamelled dark green. By René Lalique c.1902-4.
An Art Nouveau Plique-A-Jour Enamel Brooch Pendant by Gautrait To an openwork link chain, circa 1900, with fitted case by Ch. Fontana & Cie., 13 Rue Royale, Paris, with French assay marks, separate brooch attachment, 25.5 cm long Signed L. Gautrait
Foliate Necklace by René Lalique, c.1990, French. Gold, glass and enamel necklace, the links composed of stylised green leaves hung with thirteen glass buds attached to stems and gripped by thorns.
Art Nouveau pendant in white and yellow gold centred with a violet sapphire with accent diamonds and a natural pearl drop.
Emmanuel Jules Joseph [Joé] Descomps (1872-1948). The Three Graces pendant. C. 1900. Gold, plique-à-jour enamel, diamond, pearl. s.l.
Louis Zorra French Art Nouveau Plique a Jour Enamel, Gold and Freshwater Pearl Pendant