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GEORGES FOUQUET (1862 - 1957)

Archetypal Egyptian Revival Ring


GEORGES FOUQUET (1862 - 1957)

Archetypal Egyptian Revival Ring

Gold Enamel Ruby Diamond

L  1.60cm (0.63 in)

Origin French, c. 1900
Case Ring Case
Ring Size |UK: N|

This rare ring has all the features of an important French Masonic jewel representing the legendary 'first architect' Imhotep
cf. Die Fouquet, 1860-1960, Schmuck Kunstler in Paris, Museum Bellerive, Zurich, 1984 Schmuck Kunst im Jugendstil, Art Nouveau Jewellery Arnoldsche, 1999, p.33-50.

The Paris Salons 1895-1914, Jewellery, volume 1 A-K, Alastair Duncan, 1994, p.247-260 Imperishable Beauty, Art Nouveau Jewelry, Yvonne J. Markowitz & Elyse Zorn Karlin, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2008, p. 70, 72, 105 & 146 Minor enamel repair & some degree of softening to the details of the face owing to the ring having had some wear.

Price Code

Ref No   4128