Inséparables (Lovebirds)

Title: 
Inséparables (Lovebirds)

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Object Name: 
Clock
Title: 
Inséparables (Lovebirds)
Accession Number: 
2011.3.191
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.2 cm, W: 11.1 cm, D (expanded): 7.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
designed in 1926
Credit Line: 
Gift of Elaine and Stanford Steppa
Primary Description: 
Clock, "Inséparables (Inseparable)". Colorless opalescent glass, brass; mold-pressed. Square colorless opalescent glass clock frame with two parakeets perched on flowering tree branches. Brass wind-up clock and mount with Greek key design.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steppa, Elaine, Source
2011-12-09
Steppa, Stanford, Source
2011-12-09
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
8 DAYS / SWISS SWISS MADE
inscription
Printed on face of clock paper clock face
HIW5N / 3/19/50 [illegible text]
inscription
Etched on reverse of brass mount
France
inscription
Engraved on base of glass in script
289X/C 5342E
inscription
Etched on brass clock armstand
INSEPERABLES / 79 765
label
Affixed on reverse of brass mount white oval label with ink text
R. LALIQUE
signature
Molded relief on face of glass near base
Rene Lalique (1860-1945): des œuvres d'arts decoratifs ornees d'oiseaux (2016) illustrated, p. 208 (no. 584); BIB# 151079