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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, silver, 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
llustrated 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. 172
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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