René Lalique, ‘"Cigale" Letter Opener’, circa 1904-1905, Sotheby's: Important Design
René Lalique, ‘"Cigale" Letter Opener’, circa 1904-1905, Sotheby's: Important Design

Signature: signed LALIQUE

M. P. Verneuil, "L'Architecture et l'Art Décoratif aux Salons de 1905," Art et Décoration, July-December 1905, p. 8 (for a related model)
Sigrid Barten, René Lalique, Schmuck und Objets d’Art, 1890-1910, Munchen, 1977, p. 519, no. 1588 (for a related model)

Private Collection, North of France, acquired before 1930
Private Collection, Argentina, by descent
Acquired from the above by the present owner

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