EMILE-DÉSIRÉ PHILIPPE (1834 - 1880)

Egyptian Revival Hinged Bangle

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EMILE-DÉSIRÉ PHILIPPE (1834 - 1880)

Egyptian Revival Hinged Bangle

Gold, silver & enamel

H  1.60cm (0.63 in)  |  W  6.80cm (2.68 in)  |  Diameter  18.50cm (7.28 in)

Origin France, c. 1880
Marks Maker's mark partly obscured.
Case Fitted Case
Condition Good, with minor enamel repair. Wear consistent with age and use.

Remarkably fine eclectic bangle of early Egyptian & Gothic revival design.

Literature
cf. Egyptomania, Egypt in Western Art 1730-1930 National Gallery of Canada, 1994, fig. 323, p. 477 & 479 illustrates the parure shown at the Universal Exposition, Paris, 1878 which was given by Emile Philippe to the musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris for other jewels.

Price Code

Ref No   6124

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