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Rene Lalique Letter Opener Wheat: 31 centimeters in length, 3 centimeters at the widest point, and nearly 1 cm thick at the deepest point, carved horn unique Lalique Paper Knife (Coupe-Papier in French, and commonly known today as a Lalique Letter Opener). Carved LALIQUE signature. This is a slight variant of a nearly identical Lalique Coupe-Papier shown in the article L'Art decoratif aux Salons de 1905 in Art et Decoration magazine year 1905, Volume 18, page 8. That photo is reproduced in the book Rene Lalique Schmuck und Objects d'art 1890-1910 by Sigrid Barten on page 519 as catalogue number 1584 in the section on papiermesser (German for paper knife). This book is available in the Lalique Library at RLalique.com at the preceding link. Lot 16986 with the somewhat modest estimate: £300 - £400. Model: Letter Opener-1 Circa 1905. Michael Lake is the contact at the auction house. UK - England - London info@auctionatrium.com +44 (0)20 7792 9020 Date of Sale: 2011-04-19 Sales Results: The Letter Opener sold for £13,020 including the buyers premium. Here is a link to our blog article about the great Lalique Letter Opener   Auction Atrium

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