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JEAN DESPRES (1889 - 1980)

Art Deco Brooch

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JEAN DESPRES (1889 - 1980)

Art Deco Brooch

Silver, gold, onyx, turquoise

H  2.60cm (1.02 in)  |  W  4.10cm (1.61 in)

Origin French, c. 1930
Marks Marked: ‘JD’ in a lozenge.Engraved signature: ‘J. Despres’
Case Fitted Case

Exhibitions
Exhibited: The Victoria & Albert Museum, London, Fashion through the Ages, 1978

Literature
European Designer Jewelry, Ginger Moro, 1995, Illustrated p. 42.
Melissa Gabardi, Jean Després, Jeweler, Maker and Designer of The Machine Age, Thames & Hudson, 2009, p. 206, no. 187 design for brooch with date 30.4.29 and production number 7329

Collections
Acquired by The Richard H. Driehaus Museum, Chicago

Price Code

Ref No   3517

Sold

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