Face a main of gold and horn

Face a main of gold and horn


René Lalique(1860-1945)Face-à-main hand carved horn applied with an 18k yellow gold decor and purple enamel enhanced on both sides of an amethyst. Yellow gold frame. Signed LALIQUE  

A narrow downward oval fan-out handle, adorned with gold enamelled floral motifs around a faceted amethyst. The spectacle lenses in gold mount.
Lalique first discovered the horn in 1896 to make jewelry. Buffalo horn from India or South America.

Height: 17 cm weight: 39 grams  

Type:    Objets d'Art
Country:    France
Period:    1750 - 1900
Ref number:    6116
Status:    Sold

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