Lot 36. Enamel brooch, René Lalique, circa 1900. Estimate 80 000 € - 100 000 €. Courtesy Sotheby's.
Designed as two women in profile amidst a flock of swallows applied with light blue enamel, the reverse similarly enamelled, signed Lalique, detachable brooch fitting, 18 carat gold (750°/00), gross weight approximately 26.51 grams.
Note: Cf.: Vivienne Becker, Art Nouveau Jewelry, London, 1985, pg. 49, no. 45, for a pendant of identical design applied with purple plique-a-jour enamel and supporting a pearl.
Sotheby's. Joaillerie Paris, Paris, 30 Apr 2019, 02:30 PM