The Jewels of Lalique

May 15, 1998 – August 16, 1998

S. Dillon Ripley Center
1100 Jefferson Drive, SW
Washington, DC

International Gallery, Sublevel 3

On view are 230 pieces of Rene Lalique's (1860-1945) Art Nouveau jewelry--embellished with colored stones, ivory, horn, glass, and enamel--and early works in glass from 1889-1909, including brooches, pendants, dog collars, necklaces, and hair combs. Also see 50 drawings for jewelry designs, a wrought iron grille from the Paris exhibition of 1900, and a book cover. Pieces are from museums and private collections in the U.S. and Europe.

The exhibition was organized by Exhibitions International and sponsored by Lalique North America.

Catalogue in English and French