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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
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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