Naiad & Sturgeons Brooch
Naiad & Sturgeons Brooch
Naiad & Sturgeons Brooch
Naiad & Sturgeons Brooch
Naiad & Sturgeons Brooch
Naiad & Sturgeons Brooch

BELLE ÉPOQUE (1850-1910)

Naiad & Sturgeons" Brooch

c. 1895 France

Offered by Tadema Gallery

£15,000 gbp
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A rare depiction in jewelry of a naiad* (fresh water mermaid) encircled by two sturgeon & water lily leaves. It appears that the naiad has called the sturgeon up stream to spawn.Inspiration & workmanship worthy of a Faberge Jewel.
A Fin de Siecle homage to caviar?
*see painting by J W Waterhouse 1896 Hylas is abducted by the Naiads.
Very good
Dimensions
Height 3.80 cm (1.50 inches)
Width 3.50 cm (1.38 inches)
Weight 24.70g (0.79oz t)
Stock Code
7728
Medium
Gold, Carved Agate & Pearl
Signed/Inscribed
Eagle's head
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