Le Héron et l’Escargot <br>Buckle
Le Héron et l’Escargot <br>Buckle
Le Héron et l’Escargot <br>Buckle
Le Héron et l’Escargot <br>Buckle
Le Héron et l’Escargot <br>Buckle
Le Héron et l’Escargot <br>Buckle
Le Héron et l’Escargot <br>Buckle

ARTHUR-EUGENE ARCHAMBAUT (worked from c.1900)

"Le Héron et l’Escargot" Buckle

1908 France

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A well documented Art Nouveau buckle illustrating the fable of 'The Heron & the Snail'.
The moral of this fable by La Fontaine is 'would you be strong and great, learn to accommodate'.
Alexander Dumas refers to this fable in The Three Musketeers.
Suitable for wear by either a man or woman.
Very good
Exposition de la Parure Precieuse de la Femme, 1908, The Paris Salons 1895-1914, Jewellery
Volume I: The Designers A-K, Alastair Duncan, 1994, illustrated: p.36
Dimensions
Height 6.50 cm (2.56 inches)
Width 4.10 cm (1.61 inches)
Weight 34.30g (1.10oz t)
Stock Code
6800
Medium
Vermeil
Signed/Inscribed
Maker's mark: 'HRI TETERGER FIL.' & ' Eagle's head
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