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    Lord Dunsany's R. Lalique Clear and Frosted Glass Souris Cachet with Gray Patina
    Two reference catalogues and a copy of Lord Dunsany's The Gods of Pegana
    Circa 1922. Engraved Lalique
    M p. 249, No. 185. Ht. 4-3/8 in.

    PROVENANCE:
    Descent from the family of Lord Dunsany;
    Phillips, New York, June 11, 1980, lot 327;
    Christies, New York, June 10, 1988, lot 30;
    Christies, New York, December 7, 2001, lot 419;
    Christies, New York, December 18, 2006, lot 397;
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.

    Sidney H. Sime's rendition of Dunsany's mythological character Skarl from The God's of Pegana engraved to the underside of the cachet. The same illustration is featured on the cover of the novel.

    LITERATURE:
    Dawes, Nicholas, Lalique Glass. Crown Publishers, Inc. New York, 1986, p. 25.


    More information about Lalique, Rene.

    Condition Report*: Very minor scuffing to the underside, otherwise the cachet is in good condition. Minor water damage to the spine of the novel, minor wear to the Christie's and Phillip's catalogues.
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    November, 2015
    23rd Monday
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