[Design for vesta case cast with hissing cobra] [art original].

[Design for vesta case cast with hissing cobra] [art original].

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Lalique, René, 1860-1945.
1 art original : pencil and ink on paper ; 19 x 14 cm.
Format of Material: 
Prints & Drawings
Bib ID: 
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Call Number: 
Unit 13, Drawer 1
Variant Title: 
Étui with snake
Dimensions including mat are 49 x 33 cm. Item matted with bib no. 127804.
Drawing is of two cases, side by side, with case on left only partially complete and in pencil; case on right is more detailed and drawn in black ink.
Drawing is mostly contained to upper right portion of paper. Mat is cut away so vacant space is not viewed through window; drawing below (bib no. 127804) overlays this drawing, hiding lower half of vacant paper. Fading from mat window is evident.
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; 1000114137
Sent to photography January 2012 (photography no. 1000114137).
Object/Material Note: 
Published in René Lalique : enchanted by glass, by Kelley Jo Elliott: 139598, p. 72 (fig. 4).