FROMENT-MEURICE, FRANÇOIS DÉSIRÉ Paris 31.12.1802 - 17.02.1855 color stone pearl brooch. France, 1850.

Starting price:€ 4 500
Auction date:18.05.2017   10:00
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Lot 1FROMENT-MEURICE, FRANÇOIS DÉSIRÉ Paris 31.12.1802 - 17.02.1855 color stone pearl brooch. France, 1850.
FROMENT-MEURICE, FRANÇOIS DÉSIRÉ
Paris 31.12.1802 - 17.02.1855
Color Stone-Pearl-Brooch.
France, 1850.

750/- yellow gold, silver, green enamel, total weight: 40.5 g. l. about 9.0 cm. 7 faceted Almadine d. 7,4x7,4x4,7 - 3,6x2,8x1,6mm (part flaking), 9 fresh water cultured pearls, D. CA. 5,4-2,8 mm, white-iridescent rose.
The rear FROMENT-MEURICE signed. A pendant in the Renaissance Revival style, the Saint Cecilia with a violin playing in the circles of four Putti. Francois-Désiré Froment-Meurice is considered one of the most important goldsmiths of the 19th century. Century., Focus of his Work, the Renaissance as well as Gothic Revival. Further illustrations of this brooch are in the jewellery Museum Pforzheim Victoria and Albert Museum in London. The color stone-Perl-elements are detachable.

A drawing of the brooch is illustrated in Henri Vever: French jewelry of the Nineteenth Century. London, 2001, P. 234.
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