EUGÈNE-ALFRED LELIÈVRE (born 1856)

Art Nouveau Floral Cloak Clasp

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EUGÈNE-ALFRED LELIÈVRE (born 1856)

Art Nouveau Floral Cloak Clasp

Silver, Partly Gilt

H  6.30 cm (2.48 in)  |  W  16.00 cm (6.30 in)

Origin French, c. 1900
Marks Maker's mark: 'EL' with a swan. French eagle's head.
Case Fitted Case
Condition Very good
Weight 110.60 Grams

A beautiful floral cloak clasp by the French artist and silversmith Eugene-Alfred Lelievre. His workshop was at 14 bis rue des Minimes, Paris. Lelievre exhibited at La Société des Artistes Décorateurs, La Société des Artistes Francais & La Société Nationale des Beaux-Art

Literature:
cf. The Paris Salons 1895-1914, Jewellery, volume II: The Designers L-Z, p. 81-83
Art Nouveau Jewelry, Vivienne Becker, 1985, p. 223 & 231
Illustrated: Art Nouveau, The French Aesthetic, Victor Arwas 2002, p.367

Price Code

Ref No   3281

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