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1915

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Butterfly Stick Pin Finial, ca. 1890–1910

This is a Stick pin finial. It was style of René Lalique. It is dated ca. 1890–1910 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is silver, opal, enamel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Alice Stern. It is credited Gift of Alice Stern.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 5 x 2.2 x 0.3 cm (1 15/16 x 7/8 x 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Unmarked.

Cite this object as

Butterfly Stick Pin Finial, ca. 1890–1910; Style of René Lalique (French, 1860–1945); France; silver, opal, enamel; H x W x D: 5 x 2.2 x 0.3 cm (1 15/16 x 7/8 x 1/8 in.); Gift of Alice Stern; 1994-120-1

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