Lalique jewelry at Smithsonian

A tip from ... John Dorsey

July 05, 1998|By John Dorsey

Jewelry lovers won't want to miss "The Jewels of Lalique," a comprehensive exhibit of 230 objects by the French master Rene Lalique, who gained prominence for his art nouveau designs in the 1890s. The exhibit, at the Smithsonian Institution's International Gallery in Washington, includes 120 pieces of jewelry, 40 works in glass (another Lalique interest) and 50 drawings, and concentrates on the years 1889 to 1909.

The International Gallery is in the S. Dillon Ripley Center at 1100 Jefferson Drive S.W., Washington. It is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (until 8 p.m. Thursdays). Through Aug. 15. For information, call 202-357-2700.

Pub Date: 7/05/98

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