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FREDERIC-CHARLES-VICTOR DE VERNON (1858 - 1912)

‘Madonna’ Art Nouveau pendant

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FREDERIC-CHARLES-VICTOR DE VERNON (1858 - 1912)

‘Madonna’ Art Nouveau pendant

Gold, plique-a-jour enamel & diamonds.

H  4.50cm (1.77 in)  |  W  3.10cm (1.22 in)

Origin French, c. 1900
Marks ‘F. Vernon’ Maker’s mark: ‘JD’ for Maison Julien Duval, Numbered: ‘320’
Case Fitted Case

Frederic de Vernon won the Grand Prix de Rome in 1897, was a pupil at the Ecole des Arts Decoratifs with Julien Duval, whose Maison specialised in editions of artists’ & sculptors’ medals from 1885. He approached Vernon to supply medallic designs for his firm in the 1890’s.

Literature
cf. Art Nouveau Jewelry, Vivienne Becker, 1985, page 229, biography
The Paris Salons 1895-1914, Jewellery II: The Designers L-Z, Alastair Duncan, 1994, p. 251 for similar pendant

Price Code

Ref No   10214

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