GUILLEMIN FRÈRES Fin de Siècle Necklace

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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

Illustrated in our book:
Beatriz Chadour-Sampson & Sonya Newell-Smith, Tadema Gallery London Jewellery from the 1860s to 1960s, Arnoldsche Art Publishers, Stuttgart 2021, cat. no. 449
cf. Henri Vever’s La Bijouterie Française au XIXe Siècle, translated by Katherine Purcell, pp. 661-665 about Guillemin Frères

Object Condition

Very good commensurate with age

Object Details

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By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)7970 343 969

Dealer Location

London UK

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