EUGENE-ALFRED LELIEVRE (1856))

Art Nouveau Floral Cloak Clasp

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EUGENE-ALFRED LELIEVRE (1856))

Art Nouveau Floral Cloak Clasp

Silver partly gilt

H  6.30cm (2.48 in)  |  W  16.00cm (6.30 in)

Origin French, c. 1900
Marks Maker's mark: 'EL' with a swan. Eagle's head.
Case Fitted Case
Condition Very good
Weight 110.60 Grams

A beautiful floral cloak clasp by the French artist and silversmith Eugène-Alfred Lelièvre. His workshop was at 14 bis rue des Minimes, Paris. Lelievre exhibited at La Société des Artistes Décorateurs, La Société des Artistes Francais & La Société Nationale des Beaux-Art

Literature
Illustrated in our forthcoming book:
Beatriz Chadour-Sampson & Sonya Newell-Smith, Tadema Gallery London Jewellery from the 1860s to 1960s, Arnoldsche Art Publishers, Stuttgart 2021, p. 98
cf. The Paris Salons 1895-1914, Jewellery, volume II: The Designers L-Z, p. 81-83 for more jewelry by Lelievre
Victor Arwas, Art Nouveau, The French Aesthetic, 2002, illustrated p.367

Price Code

Ref No   3281

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