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EUGÈNE FONTENAY (1823 - 1887)

Pendant Locket in the Etruscan Style

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EUGÈNE 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 Eugène Richet

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. 252
cf. The Belle Epoque of French Jewellery 1850-1910, Thomas Heneage & Co Ltd, 1990, p. 120-1, fig. 42

Collections
Collections include: Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Musee d'Orsay & The British Museum

Price Code

Ref No   4773

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