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SÉVERIN RONGA (1857 - 1931)

The Wild Poppy


SÉVERIN RONGA (1857 - 1931)

The Wild Poppy

Silver, gilded silver

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

Origin French, c. 1909
Marks S. Ronga & RS.
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

Illustrated in our book:
Beatriz Chadour-Sampson & Sonya Newell-Smith, Tadema Gallery London Jewellery from the 1860s to 1960s, Arnoldsche Art Publishers, Stuttgart 2021, p. 84
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, for more jewelry by Ronga.
Martin, Étienne. Bijoux Art Nouveau, Nancy 1890-1920, Éditions du Quotidien, Strasbourg, 2015, page 129, 6183

Price Code

Ref No   6183