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JEAN DESPRÉS (1889 - 1980)

Art Deco ‘Modernist Pendant’


JEAN DESPRÉS (1889 - 1980)

Art Deco ‘Modernist Pendant’

Silver, gold, shagreen

H  8.00cm (3.15 in)  |  W  3.50cm (1.38 in)

Origin French, c. 1928
Marks Engraved signature: ‘J. Despres’
Case Fitted Case

Certificate by Jean-Marcel Camard, Expert, Membre du Syndicat Francais des Experts Professionels en Oeuvres d'Art et de Collection. 99 EXP 27.

Illustrated in our book:
Beatriz Chadour-Sampson & Sonya Newell-Smith, Tadema Gallery London Jewellery from the 1860s to 1960s, Arnoldsche Art Publishers, Stuttgart 2021, p. 357
cf. Melissa Gabardi, Jean Deprés: Maestro Orafo Tra Art Deco e Avanguardie, Idea Books, Milan 1999, p. 77.

Acquired by The Richard H. Driehaus Museum, Chicago

Price Code

Ref No   3116