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1955

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1969

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Douce Earclips and Brooch Earclips And Brooch

This is a earclips and brooch. It was designed by Marie-Claude Lalique. It is dated ca. 1965 and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is gold, plique-à-jour enamel, plastic. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Early Autumn Leaves.

This object was donated by Jacques Jugeat. It is credited Gift of Jacques Jugeat.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (brooch): 6.5 x 4.5 x 0.4 cm (2 9/16 x 1 3/4 x 3/16 in.) H x W x D (earrings): 4.4 x 3.3 x 0.7 cm (1 3/4 x 1 5/16 x 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Each earclip marked: [1] France on the reverse of the stem [2] Lalique on the reverse of the central vein [3] Attached by a green cord:circular lead seal stamped M.C./a star/Lalique/France Brooch marked: [1] Lalique on the reverse of the stem [2] Attached by a green cord:circular lead seal stamped M.C./a star/Lalique/France

Cite this object as

Douce Earclips and Brooch Earclips And Brooch; Designed by Marie-Claude Lalique (France, 1936 – 2003); France; gold, plique-à-jour enamel, plastic; H x W x D (brooch): 6.5 x 4.5 x 0.4 cm (2 9/16 x 1 3/4 x 3/16 in.) H x W x D (earrings): 4.4 x 3.3 x 0.7 cm (1 3/4 x 1 5/16 x 1/4 in.); Gift of Jacques Jugeat; 1969-143-2-a/c

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