Pendant with bishop birds [art original].

Pendant with bishop birds [art original].

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Lalique, René, 1860-1945.
[n.d., between 1895-1905]
1 art original : pencil, ink, watercolor on paper ; 28 x 22 cm.
Format of Material: 
Prints & Drawings
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Call Number: 
Unit 13, Drawer 1
Digital Image of Drawing
Call Number: 
No call number available
Variant Title: 
Also known as: Pendentif, deux pigeons
Also known as: Design for a pendant, Two cocks
Also known as: Pendant with kingfishers
French title from p. 7 of the catalog for the October 20, 1994 auction held by Olivier Coutau-Bégarie.
Previously under glass, matted in a dark-stained wood frame measuring 48 x 39 cm. Drawing was unframed June 2012.
China ink, gouache, and watercolor on transparent vegetable paper made by the Société frères Kléber, showing the monogram "BFK".
Sticky residue at side of paper, from dealer's matting; tear beginning at bottom center of sheet; fragile.
Numbers in the margin include: in ink, "678"; in pencil: "333" and "31" (the latter prob. from auction house).
Sent to photography July 2013 (photography no. 2000021100) for inclusion in Lalique publication.
Displayed with CMG's pendant in the traveling exhibition "The Jewels of Lalique", held Feb. 3-Apr. 12, 1998 at the Cooper Hewitt, National Design Museum, New York; May 15-Aug. 16, 1998 at the International Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC; and Sept. 13, 1998-Jan. 10, 1999 at the Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas.
Displayed in the exhibition titled René Lalique : enchanted by glass, held at The Corning Museum of Glass, May 17, 2014-January 4, 2015.
Purchased from the Coutau-Bégarie auction by CMGL.
Probably the original drawing for the Lalique pendant owned by CMG.
Object/Material Note: 
Related to CMoG object: 90.3.37.
Published in The jewels of Lalique: 65626, p. 140 NK5198.L1 .J59.
Published in Les bijoux de Lalique: 59247, p. 140 NK5198.L1 .J59f.
Published in Olivier Coutau-Bégarie catalog, October 20, 1994, Dessins originaux de joailleries par René Lalique: 93970 p. 6-7, lot 31.
Published in René Lalique : enchanted by glass, by Kelley Jo Elliott: 139598, p. 70, 79.