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An Art Nouveau peridot and glass brooch, by René Lalique. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 

Designed as a line of five rectangular-cut peridots, flanked on either side by green enamel branches and sculpted orange and green glass bud terminals, mounted in gold, circa 1900. Signed Lalique for René Lalique. Estimate $20,000 - $30,000. Price Realized $27,500

THE COLLECTION OF ALICE LAWRENCE

Christie's. NEW YORK JEWELS. 11 December 2008. New York, Rockefeller Plaza - www.christies.com