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SÉVERIN RONGA (1857 - 1931)

The Wild Poppy - A superb floral brooch

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SÉVERIN RONGA (1857 - 1931)

The Wild Poppy - A superb floral brooch

Silver Gilded silver

W  5.70cm (2.24 in)  |  D  11.80cm (4.65 in)

Origin French, c. 1909
Marks S. Ronga & maker's mark RS. French, c.1909
Case Fitted Case

The poppy was very popular with the Nancy School of Naturalism as propounded by Gallé & Majorelle etc. A good example, with sensitively handwrought petals & leaves

Literature
cf. The Paris Salons 1895-1914, Jewellery, Alastair Duncan, 1994, Volume II: The Designers L-Z, page 195-196, La Société Nationale des Beaux-Art.

Price Code

Ref No   6183

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