Skip to main content
  • Want more images or videos?
    Request additional images or videos from the seller
1 of 5

Art Nouveau Silver and Molded Glass Brooch by René Lalique



A French Art Nouveau silver foil-backed molded glass brooch set in brass. The molded glass features a motif of embracing pheasants with elongated, twisting tail feathers. Circa 1900. Signed LALIQUE. Pictured in Rene Lalique maitre-verrier 1860-1945, by Felix Marchilhack, Les editionsde l/amateur, 1989, page 549, Plate 1391.


  • Creator
  • Metal
  • Dimensions
    Width: 3.5 in. (88.9 mm)Length: 1 in. (25.4 mm)
  • Style
    Art Nouveau
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1900
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    Seller: YBO190911stDibs: LU898733781

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    Free Standard Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 1-3 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: New York, NY
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

1stDibs Buyer Protection Guaranteed
If your item arrives not as described, we’ll work with you and the seller to make it right. Learn more

About René Lalique (Designer)

The career of the famed jewelry designer, glassmaker and decorative artist René Lalique spanned decades and artistic styles. Best known today for his works in glass, Lalique first won recognition for his jewelry. He was described as the inventor of modern jewelry by the French artist and designer Émile Gallé, and his luxurious naturalistic designs helped define the Art Nouveau movement. Later as a glassmaker in the 1920s and ‘30s, Lalique designed vases, clocks, chandeliers and even car hood ornaments that were the essence of Art Deco chic. Even now, the name Lalique continues to be a byword for a graceful, gracious and distinctively French brand of sophistication.

     Born in 1860 in the Marne region of France, Lalique began his career as a jewelry designer in the last decades of the 19th century. His work employed now-classic Art Nouveau themes and motifs: flowing, organic lines; forms based on animals, insects and flowers — all rendered in luxurious materials such as ivory, enamel, gold and semi-precious stones. By 1905, Lalique had begun creating works in glass, and his style began to shift to a cleaner, sharper, smoother, more modern approach suited to his new medium. His Paris shop’s proximity to perfumer François Coty’s led him to experiment with beautiful perfume bottles. He offered the first customized scent bottles, transforming the perfume industry. By the end of the First World War, the artist had fully embraced Art Deco modernity, devoting himself to new industrial techniques of glass production and designs that manifest the sweeping lines and the forms suggestive of speed and movement characteristic of the style. Lalique’s work looked both backward and forward in time: embracing ancient mythological themes even as it celebrated modern progress.

     Late in his career, Lalique took on high profile luxury interior design projects in Paris, Tokyo and elsewhere. He designed decorative fixtures and lighting for the interior of the luxury liner Normandie in 1935, and decorated the salons of well-known fashion designer Madeleine Vionnet. Today, Lalique’s influence is as relevant as it was when he opened his first jewelry shop in 1890. In a modern or even a traditional décor, as you will see from the objects offered on these pages, the work of René Lalique provides the stamp of savoir-faire.

About the Seller
4.8 / 5
Located in New York, NY
Recognized Seller
This designation is for sellers whose items consistently exemplify the best of 1stDibs.
Gold Seller
This distinction is for experienced sellers who continually surpass customer expectations.
1stDibs seller since 2010
75 sales on 1stDibs
Typical response time: 3 hours
More From This Seller

You May Also Like

Rene Lalique Brooch
By René Lalique
Located in Water Mill, NY

Early 20th Century Art Deco

Rene Lalique Art Nouveau Opalescent Glass and Diamond Flower Brooch
By Lalique
Located in New York, NY

Early 20th Century Art Nouveau

1911 René Lalique Broche Deux Aigles Frosted Glass Grey Patina Eagles Brooch
By René Lalique
Located in Boulogne Billancourt, FR

Vintage 1910s Art Deco

1911 René Lalique Broche Deux Faisans Frosted Glass Pink Foil Pheasants Brooch
By René Lalique
Located in Boulogne Billancourt, FR

Vintage 1910s Art Deco

Art Nouveau Solid Silver and Enamel Brooch, circa 1910
Located in St Helens, GB

20th Century Art Nouveau

Sapphire and Diamond Art Nouveau Brooch
Located in New York, NY

Vintage 1940s Art Nouveau

Hermann & Speck Art Nouveau Plique-a-Jour Silver Brooch
Located in Berlin, DE

Early 20th Century Art Nouveau

Heinrich Levinger Art Nouveau Plique-a-Jour Silver Brooch
Located in Berlin, DE

20th Century Art Nouveau

The 1stDibs Promise

Learn More

Expertly Vetted Sellers

Confidence at Checkout

Price-Match Guarantee

Exceptional Support

Buyer Protection

Insured Global Delivery