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Drawing, Design for a Comb with "Flying Fish" Motif, 1904–06

This is a Drawing. It was designed by René Lalique. It is dated 1904–06 and we acquired it in 1998. Its medium is graphite, brush and watercolor, white gouache on brownish translucent wove paper, possibly coated with resin. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was purchased from Barry Friedman Ltd. and fund: General Acquisitions Endowment. It is credited Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment and Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Funds.

Its dimensions are

28.3 x 22.1 cm (11 1/8 x 8 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Verso, lower center: B F K Rives

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right corner: 96 (encircled and underlined) and 381 (these are probably auction lot numbers)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Comb with "Flying Fish" Motif, 1904–06. graphite, brush and watercolor, white gouache on brownish translucent wove paper, possibly coated with resin. Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment and Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Funds. 1998-10-1.

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Rococo: The Continuing Curve 1730-2008.

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