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Maurice Daurat - Art Nouveau Vespa Pendant


Maurice Daurat - Art Nouveau Vespa Pendant

Gilded silver Jade Pearl

W  6.00cm (2.36 in)  |  D  5.10cm (2.01 in)

Origin French, c. 1910
Marks Marked verso: M. DAURAT Eagles head
Case Fitted Case

cf. Maurice Daurat. Orfèvre et sculpteur Art déco, 2009, Catherine Baumgartner, p.34 The Paris Salons 1895-1914, Alastair Duncan 1994, volume 1: The Designers A-K, p. 168

Member of: La Societe des Artistes Francais & La Societe des Artistes Decorateurs Collections include: Paris, musée des Arts décoratifs; Paris, musée d'Art moderne de la Ville de Paris; Paris, musée d'Orsay; Sèvres, Musée national de céramique; Berlin, Bröhan-Museum, Metropolitan Museum New York Bees are a symbol of the Divine Feminine. The portrayal of insects in jewelry goes right back to ancient Egypt when even the humble fly was used as a prestige symbol of honour given by the pharoah to his triumphant generals.

Price Code

Ref No   7715