EMILE-DÉSIRÉ PHILIPPE 1834-C.1880 (1834-c.1880)

Early Egyptian Revival Antique Hinged Bangle

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EMILE-DÉSIRÉ PHILIPPE 1834-C.1880 (1834-c.1880)

Early Egyptian Revival Antique Hinged Bangle

Gold, silver & enamel

H  1.60 cm (0.63 in)  |  W  6.80 cm (2.68 in)

Origin France, 1878
Marks Maker's mark partly obscured.
Case Fitted Case
Condition Good, with minor enamel repair. Wear consistent with age and use.
Diameter 18.50 cm (7.28 in)

Remarkably fine eclectic bangle of early Egyptian & Gothic revival design.

Literature:
cf. Egyptomania, Egypt in Western Art 1730-1930 National Gallery of Canada, 1994, p. 477 & 479 illustrates the parure shown at the Universal Exposition, Paris, 1878 which was given by Emile Philippe to the musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris

Price Code

Ref No   6124

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