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Leon Gariod - Fantastical Art Nouveau winged insect necklace

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LÉOPOLD ALBERT MARIN GAUTRAIT 1865-1937

Fantastical Art Nouveau winged insect necklace

Gold Plique-à-jour enamel Sapphire Diamond Pearl

W  7.00 cm (2.76 in)  |  L  6.50 cm (2.56 in)

Origin French, c. 1899
Marks Signed verso: 'L. GAUTRAIT' bearing French assay mark. The chain, bearing maker's mark: 'LG' for Leon Gariod.
Case Fitted Case

The pendant/brooch is interchangeable through the use of a removable fitting.
cf. The Belle Epoque of French Jewellery 1850-1910, Munich 1991, page 283-291 Illustrated: Art Nouveau, The French Aesthetic, Victor Arwas, 2002, p.345

Literature:
Imperishable Beauty, Art Nouveau Jewelry, Yvonne J. Markowitz & Elyse Zorn Karlin, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2008, p. 80, 99, 133 & 147

Price Code

Ref No   2847

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