'The Melusines' Symbolist Pendant / Brooch
'The Melusines' Symbolist Pendant / Brooch
'The Melusines' Symbolist Pendant / Brooch
'The Melusines' Symbolist Pendant / Brooch
'The Melusines' Symbolist Pendant / Brooch
'The Melusines' Symbolist Pendant / Brooch
The Sirens two tails represent the unity of earth & water, body & soul. Beautifuly modelled with fine pique-à-jour enamel.
Very good
cf. Art Nouveau Jewelry,
Vivienne Becker, 1985, p. 217, pl. 85, 107, 115
The Paris Salons 1895-1914, Jewellery, Alastair Duncan, 1994,
Volume 1, The Designers A-K, P. 187-188
La Bijouterie Francaise au XIX Siecle, Volume III, Henri Vever. Henri Vever, French Jewelry of the Nineteenth Century
Translated from the French by Katherine Purcell, 2001
p. 1046 & 1112
Kunsthandwerk um 1900, Jugendstil, Art Nouveau, Modern Style, Nieuwe Kunst, Catalogue of the Hessischen Landesmuseums, Darmstadt, 1965, p. 97, pl. 128. mperishable Beauty, Art Nouveau Jewelry, Yvonne J. Markowitz & Elyse Zorn Karlin, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2008, p. 85, 131, 140, & 145
Dimensions
Height 7.80 cm (3.07 inches)
Width 5.10 cm (2.01 inches)
Stock Code
4775
Medium
Gold, plique-a- jour enamel, emerald & pearl
Signed/Inscribed
Signed verso with monogram ‘JD’ for Joe Descomps. The brooch pin marked LG flanking a horn for Leon Gariod
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