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EUGENE FONTENAY (1823 - 1887)

Pendant Locket in the Etruscan Style

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EUGENE FONTENAY (1823 - 1887)

Pendant Locket in the Etruscan Style

Gold, enamel & rose diamonds

H  5.60cm (2.20 in)  |  W  3.80cm (1.50 in)  |  Diameter  3.50cm (1.38 in)

Origin France, c. 1870
Condition Very good

The matt enamel plaque in the Pompeiian style is by the artist Eugene Richet

Literature
cf. The Belle Epoque of French Jewellery 1850-1910, Thomas Heneage & Co Ltd, 1990, p. 116-121
Henri Vever, French Jewelry of the Nineteenth Century
Translated from the French by Katherine Purcell, 2001
p. 623 & 818
Collections include: Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Musee d'Orsay & The British Museum

Price Code

Ref No   4773

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