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JULES CHERÉT (1836 - 1932)

Art Nouveau Brooch


JULES CHERÉT (1836 - 1932)

Art Nouveau Brooch

Gold, platinum, diamonds

H  3.10cm (1.22 in)  |  W  4.00cm (1.57 in)

Origin French, c. 1895
Marks ‘J.Ch’ monogram, French assay mark & partial makers’ mark for Fonseque & Olive.
Case Fitted Case

Depicting ‘A Parisian Lady’
Made by Maison Fonsèque and Olive, designed by Jules Chéret who was a French poster illustrator and graphic designer who has been called “the father of the modern poster.”

llustrated in our book:
Beatriz Chadour-Sampson & Sonya Newell-Smith, Tadema Gallery London Jewellery from the 1860s to 1960s, Arnoldsche Art Publishers, Stuttgart 2021, p. 149
Victor Arwas, Art Nouveau, The French Aesthetic, Andreas Papadakis, 2002 p.610 biography

Acquired by The Richard H. Driehaus Museum, Chicago

Price Code

Ref No   4205