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JOE DESCOMPS (1872 - 1948)

The Melusines Symbolist Pendant / Brooch

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JOE DESCOMPS (1872 - 1948)

The Melusines Symbolist Pendant / Brooch

Gold, plique-a- jour enamel, emerald, diamond & pearl

H  7.80cm (3.07 in)  |  W  5.10cm (2.01 in)

Origin French, c. 1900
Marks Signed verso with monogram ‘JD’ for Joe Descomps. The brooch pin marked LG flanking a horn for Leon Gariod
Condition Very good

The Sirens two tails represent the unity of earth & water, body & soul. Beautifuly modelled with fine pique-à-jour enamel.

Literature
The Paris Salons 1895-1914, Jewellery, Alastair Duncan, 1994,
Volume 1, The Designers A-K, P. 187-188 more jewels by Descomps

Price Code

Ref No   4775

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