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FRANCOIS-DESIRE FROMENT-MEURICE (1802 - 1855)

Marriage Bracelet

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FRANCOIS-DESIRE FROMENT-MEURICE (1802 - 1855)

Marriage Bracelet

Parcel gilt silver, garnets, with braided hair band

H  19.50cm (7.68 in)  |  W  5.60cm (2.20 in)

Origin France, c. 1850
Marks Marked: 'F' twice
Case Fitted Case
Condition Very good

During his life Frement-Meurice 'was celebrated by poets such as
Eugene Sue, Honore de Balzac and Victor Hugo as the new Benvenuto Cellini or a Michelangelo-like 'Statuaire de bijou'.
For the writers of the 20th century, such as Henri Vever and Henri Bouilhet, he was par excellence the decorative artist of French Romantic Historicism'

Literature
cf. The Belle Epoque of French Jewellery 1850-1910, Thomas Heneage & Co Ltd, 1990, p.81-91.

Price Code

Ref No   4228

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