Olive Longues bead
|Period:||1900 - 1940|
A beautiful Art Nouveau bead pendant by René Lalique, consisting of a large carved oval shaped bead decorated with a naturalistic leaf motif. The cord is made from braided hair. The glass bead is part of a series, designed and manufactured by Lalique in 1920. The Petit Fleur series consists of 14 differently designed glass beads. The bead is named Olives Longues.
Size bead : 4x2.5 cm
Literature: R. Lalique Catalogue Raisonne, Felix Marcillhac, page 558 no 1504
A sautoir (also known as a rope) is a long necklace, often with an ornament (a tassel or pendant) at the end. Sautoirs were common during the Edwardian era.
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