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Basic Information

Accession Number:1989M378
Collection:Applied Art - Jewellery
Date:1898 - 1898

Maker Information

Jeweller:Georges Fouquet - View biography for Georges Fouquet


This piece was originally purchased as a gift for Alice Beale, the Lady Mayoress of Birmingham.Fouquet's work was shown in London at The New Gallery in 1898, although the piece is said to have been purchased in Paris. Like many pieces of Victorian jewellery the piece is adaptable, and can be worn as a brooch or necklace.The design exists in the collection of the Musée des Arts Decoratifs, Paris.

Purchased with 50% grant aid from MGC/ VandA Purchase Grant Fund, 1989.

Further Information

Production Period:19th Century
School/Style:Art Nouveau
Medium:Gold, set with amethysts, peridots, pearls, with plique-à-jour enamels.
Place of Origin:Paris, France

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