Object Description

An exceptional & rare example of a fin de siècle necklace.
Guillemin Frères created a marvelous jewel embracing the fusion of Art Nouveau and Egyptian Revival. Cleopatra and Sarah Bernhardt would have loved it!
Gold, enamel, turquoise, diamond & pearl.
Original fitted case.
Maker’s mark & Eagle’s head
H 11.00 cm (4.33 in) | W 4.00 cm (1.57 in) | L 50.00 cm (19.69 in)
Weight 40.grams.

Object Literature

cf. Henri Vever’s La Bijouterie Française au XIXe Siècle, translated by Katherine Purcell, p. 661, 662, 663 & 665

Object Condition

Very good commensurate with age

Object Classification

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

Dealer Location

London UK