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EUGENE FONTENAY (1823-1887)

Pendant Locket in the Etruscan Style

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EUGENE FONTENAY (1823-1887)

Pendant Locket in the Etruscan Style

Gold, enamel & rose diamonds

H  5.60 cm (2.20 in)  |  W  3.80 cm (1.50 in)

Origin France, c. 1870
Condition Very good
Diameter 3.50 cm (1.38 in)

The matt enamel plaque in the Pompeiian style is by the artist Eugene Richet

Literature:
cf. The Belle Epoque of French Jewellery 1850-1910, Thomas Heneage & Co Ltd, 1990, p. 116-121
Henri Vever, French Jewelry of the Nineteenth Century
Translated from the French by Katherine Purcell, 2001
p. 623 & 818
Collections include: Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Musee d'Orsay & The British Museum

Price Code

Ref No   4773

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