Nov 7, 2011
Nov 3, 2011

Hunting Dogs Plate (Assiette chasse chiens)

Hunting Dogs Plate (Assiette chasse chiens)

c. 1913–21

René Lalique

(French, 1860–1945)


Overall: 2 x 21 cm (13/16 x 8 1/4 in.)

Museum purchase from various donors by exchange 2011.121.1


Entitled Chasse, Chiens, meaning hunt, dogs, this glass plate's gilded decoration of dogs and birds is intended to evoke the hunt. Six hunting dogs encircle the center of the plate, while game birds trim the perimeter.

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Decorative Arts
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