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FRANCOIS-DESIRE FROMENT-MEURICE (1802-1855)

Marriage Bracelet

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FRANCOIS-DESIRE FROMENT-MEURICE (1802-1855)

Marriage Bracelet

Parcel gilt silver, garnets, with braided hair band

H  19.50 cm (7.68 in)  |  W  5.60 cm (2.20 in)

Origin France, c. 1850
Marks Marked: 'F' twice
Case Fitted Case
Condition Very good

During his life Frement-Meurice 'was celebrated by poets such as
Eugene Sue, Honore de Balzac and Victor Hugo as the new Benvenuto Cellini or a Michelangelo-like 'Statuaire de bijou'.
For the writers of the 20th century, such as Henri Vever and Henri Bouilhet, he was par excellence the decorative artist of French Romantic Historicism'

Literature:
cf. The Belle Epoque of French Jewellery 1850-1910, Thomas Heneage & Co Ltd, 1990, p.81-91.

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Ref No   4228

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