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OVIDE YENCESSE (1869 - 1947)

Mother & Child Ivy Leaf Brooch


OVIDE YENCESSE (1869 - 1947)

Mother & Child Ivy Leaf Brooch

Gold, silver, diamonds

H  3.20cm (1.26 in)  |  W  3.50cm (1.38 in)

Origin French, c. 1900
Marks Signed: 'O. YENCESSE'
Case Fitted Case

Ovide Yencesse was director of the Ecole des Beaux- Arts, Dijon He exhibited in the Salon d'Automne & the Salons of the Societe des Artistes Francais. Awarded Gold Medals at the 1900 & the 1920 Exhibitions & was made Chevalier of the Legion d'Honneur in 1900

llustrated in our book:
Beatriz Chadour-Sampson & Sonya Newell-Smith, Tadema Gallery London Jewellery from the 1860s to 1960s, Arnoldsche Art Publishers, Stuttgart 2021, p. 231
Victor Arwas, Art Nouveau, The French Aesthetic, 2002, p. 620
for biography.

Price Code

Ref No   4943