Beautiful Symbolist Pendant
Beautiful Symbolist Pendant
Beautiful Symbolist Pendant
Beautiful Symbolist Pendant
Beautiful Symbolist Pendant

Attributed to GASTON LAFFITTE (worked c.1890-1910)

Beautiful Symbolist Pendant

c. 1900 France

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This Water Nymph with her dragonfly wings illuminates the allegory of change from girl to woman - the emergence of a beautiful creature
Very good
The Paris Salons 1895-1914, Jewellery, volume II, The Designers L-Z, page 9-13
Henri Vever, French Jewelry of the Nineteenth Century, translated by Katherine Purcell, 2000, page 1147, 1159
Dimensions
Height 4.80 cm (1.89 inches)
Width 4.50 cm (1.77 inches)
Depth 57.00 cm (22.44 inches)
Weight 28.00g (0.90oz t)
Stock Code
7523
Medium
Gold, plique-à-jour, pearl, diamond & enamel
Signed/Inscribed
Numbered 38429 verso. No maker's mark - probably on the missing brooch fitting
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