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RENÉ PÉAN (1875 - 1955)

Art Nouveau Brooch


RENÉ PÉAN (1875 - 1955)

Art Nouveau Brooch

Gold, diamonds

H  3.00cm (1.18 in)  |  W  3.70cm (1.46 in)

Origin French, c. 1900
Marks R. Péan, French assay mark, 'FO' monogram for Maison Fonsèque and Olive
Case Fitted Case

Gold set with diamonds, enclosing a miniature watercolour plaque by René Péan

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. 156
René Péan was a French painter, poster artist and illustrator. He was a student of Jules Cheret.

Acquired by The Richard H. Driehaus Museum, Chicago

Price Code

Ref No   4165