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GEORGE BASTARD – BROOCH, 1906

BROOCH, 1906
Mother-of-pearl with an engraved vegetal decor
Signed G. BASTARD and dated 1906
3.5 cm. diameter

Exhibition
Another example shown at the Salon des artistes français, 1903

Bibliography
 L’Art Décoratif aux Expositions des Beaux-Arts, 1903, vol. 1, n. 79

LOUIS ZORRA – BROOCH, CIRCA 1900

BROOCH, CIRCA 1900
Gold, pearls and chalceldony
Signed, with silversmith’s mark

Several jewels designed by Zorra are part of the collections of the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe in Hamburg

Bibliography
The Belle Epoque of French Jewellery 1850-1910, London 1990, p. 206

RENE LALIQUE – “LES TROMPETTES DE LA RENOMMEE” NECKLACE, CIRCA 1900

“LES TROMPETTES DE LA RENOMMEE” NECKLACE, CIRCA 1900
Gold, Pâte de verre and enamel
Signed
With its original chain
In its original box    Sold

Exhibition
Artistic Luxury-Fabergé Tiffany Lalique, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, 19 October 2008-18 January 2009
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, 7 February 2009-31 May 2009, ill. p. 108

LUCIEN GAILLARD – A RARE AND MAGNIFICENT COMB, CIRCA 1900

A RARE AND MAGNIFICENT COMB, CIRCA 1900
15 teeth in carved and enamelled horn decorated with a flowered branch. The pistil of the flowers are encrusted with garnets
Signed L GAILLARD
In its original box. Cushion printed in gold letters: LUCIEN GAILLARD / 107, RUE LA BOËTIE
10.5 x 11 cm.

LUCIEN GAILLARD – GOLD, ENAMEL, DIAMONDS, OPAL NECKLACE, CIRCA 1903

GOLD, ENAMEL, DIAMONDS, OPAL NECKLACE, CIRCA 1903
Translucid enamel thistles circled by diamonds. The hearts are decorated with grapes in opal
Signed; with silversmith’s mark
In its original box
35 cm. long

Exhibition
From Slave to Siren, The Duke University Museum of Art, 1971, Durham, North Carolina, USA, pl. 13, n. 153
Artistic Luxury – Fabergé Tiffany Lalique, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, 19 October 2008-18 January 2009
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, 7 February 2009 – 31 May 2009, ill. p.112 in the exhibition catalogue

Bibliography
Dora Jane Janson, From Slave to Siren, p. 72, pl. 13

EUGENE GRASSET – VEVER – “APPARITIONS” BROOCH, CIRCA 1900

“APPARITIONS” BROOCH, CIRCA 1900
Gold, enamel, ivory and cabochons topaz
Signed; with gold mark and maker’s mark
6 x 4 cm.

Exhibition
Exposition Universelle, Paris, 1900, groupe XV, classe 95 (now at the Musée d’Orsay), ill. in colour on the cover
of the Decorative Arts catalogue of the Musée d’Orsay
Le Bijou 1900, Hôtel Solvay, Bruxelles, May 1965, n. 83
French Jewellery of the Nineteenth Century, Wartsky, Londres, 13-23 June 2001, ill. in color on the cover of the catalogue
Roger Marx, un critique aux côtés de Gallé, Monet, Rodin, Gauguin…, Nancy, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Musée de l’Ecole de Nancy,
6 May-28 August 2006, ill. p. 232, n. 170 in the exhibition catalogue
Eugéne Grasset, 1845-1917. L’art et l’ornement. Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, 18 March-13 June 2011,
n. 167, ill. p. 149

Bibliography
Maud Ernstyl, Les Bijoux d’Art à l’Exposition de 1900, Revue de la Bijouterie, Joaillerie, Orfèvrerie, n. 9, January 1901, ill. p. 152
Henri Vever, La Bijouterie française au XIXème siècle, Paris, 1908, ill. p. 669
International Exhibition of Modern Jewellery 1890-1961, Goldsmith’s Hall, London 1961 n. 352
G. Hughes, Modern Jewelry. An International Survey 1890-1964, London 1964, p. 103, ill. n. 172
Jean Lanllier, Marie-Anne Pini, Fünf Jahrhunderte abendländischer Schmuckkunst, München 1971, ill. p. 205
Victor Arwas, Berthon & Grasset, Academy editions, London, 1978, ill. p. 82
Anne Murray-Robertson, Grasset – Pionnier de l’Art Nouveau, Bibliothèque des Arts, Paris, 1981, ill. p. 90
Les Fouquet, Musée des Arts décoratifs, Flammarion, 1983, ill. p. 20
Vivienne Becker, Art Nouveau Jewelry, Thames and Hudson Ltd, London 1985, ill. p. 56, ill. n. 62
Michael Koch, Evelyne Possémé & al., Pariser Schmuck Vom Zweiten Kaiserreich zur Belle Epoque, Hirmer Verlag München, 1989, ill. p. 202, n. 123
A. Kenneth Snowman & al., Ma?tres Joailliers, Thames and Hudson Ltd, London, 1990, repr. p. 150
Art Nouveau 1890-1914, V & A publications, 2000, ill. p. 23
Philippe Thiébaut et al., l’ABCdaire du Symbolisme et de l’Art Nouveau, Flammarion, Paris, 1997, ill. p. 51
Rolende van Strydonck de Burkel, Le Bijou Art Nouveau en Europe, Editions Racine, Bruxelles, 1998, ill. p. 96
Anne Murray-Robertson, Eugène Grasset – Un certain regard de la femme, 1998, ill. p. 50
Renate Ulmer, Art Nouveau Symbolismus und Jugendstil in Frankreich, Arnoldsche, 1999, ill. p. 259, n. 261

JOE DESCOMPS – LEON GARIOD – GOLD, ENAMEL, PERIDOT, PEARL PENDANT, CIRCA 1900

GOLD, ENAMEL, PERIDOT, PEARL PENDANT, CIRCA 1900
Bearing the monogram of the artist
With eagle’s head and maker’s mark

Bibliography
We can compare this pendant to a pendant exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Français in 1901 and ill. in l’ Art Décoratif, July 1901, p. 142
Mario Amaya, Art Nouveau, Studio Vista Limited, 1966, ill. p. 113
Ulrike von Hase-Schmundt, Jugendstil schmuck – Die europäischen Zentren – Von 1895 bis 1915, Wilhem Heyne Verlag, München, 1998, similar example ill. p. 57
Imperishable Beauty – Art Nouveau Jewelry, MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA, ill. p. 140, (Collection Sataloff)

HENRI EDMOND BECKER – COMB, 1902

COMB, 1902
Carved and patinated ivory
Bearing the monogram of the artist on the reverse
15 cm. long

The museum of  Decorative Arts in Paris has two combs by Becker quite
similar to ours

Exhibition
Salon de la Société des artistes français, 1902
Exposition de la Parure précieuse de la Femme, musée Galliéra, 1908, similar model in carved horn
French Jewellery of the Nineteenth Century – A Loan Exhibition, Wartsky, London, 13-23 June 2001,  ill. p. 47, n. 255 in the catalogue

Bibliography
L’Art Décoratif, July 1902, ill. p. 149
J. Tronçay, L’Art Décoratif au Salon de 1902, Revue de la bijouterie, de l’orfèvrerie et de la joaillerie, August 1902, ill. p. 128
L’Art Appliqué, 1903-1904, H. Laurens éditeur, ill. pl. 32
Exposition de la Parure précieuse de la Femme, musée Galliéra, 1908, edited by Armand Guérinet, similar model in carved horn ill. pl. 28
Béatrice Salmon, Chefs-d’oeuvre du Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, les Arts décoratifs, 2006, 222p. ISBN 2-901422-86-1 (p. 132-133)

FRENCH – COMB, CIRCA 1900

COMB, CIRCA 1900
Horn, finely carved and decorated with clematis
The heart of each flower is decorated with a fine pearl
In its original box marked HOZAKA PARIS
14.5 cm. high
11 cm. wide

PIEL FRERES – COMB, CIRCA 1900

COMB, CIRCA 1900
Horn, with a gilt metal silver mount decorated with four storks, three turquoise glass cabochons and two
more cabochons shaped as scarabs
10.7 cm. long
17.2 cm. wide

EUGENE FEUILLATRE – “FEMME PAPILLON” NECKLACE, CIRCA 1900

“FEMME PAPILLON” NECKLACE, CIRCA 1900
Gold, translucent enamel, moonstone and pearl
With its chain
With gold mark and maker’s mark
7 x 6.8 cm.

Exhibition
Les sources du XXème siècle – Les Arts en Europe de 1884 à 1914, Musée national d’Art moderne, Paris 1960-1961, n. 901
Jugendstil, Sammlung K.A. Citroen, Amsterdam, Hessisches Landesmuseum, Darmstadt, 1962. A variant of this model is illustrated p. 23, n. 51
1900, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, 14 March-26 June 2000, ill. p. 258, n. 263

Bibliography
L’Art Décoratif aux expositions des Beaux-Arts, Armand Guérinet éditeur, 1ère série, 1902, variant of this model is illustrated pl. 215
Revue de la Bijouterie, Joaillerie et Orfèvrerie, July 1902, ill. p. 84
Art et Décoration, 1902, volum I, variant of this model is illustrated p. 93
Dekorative Kunst, München, 1903, variant of this model is illustrated p. 182
L’Art Décoratif, July 1904, p. 23
K.A.Citroen: Renaissance in edel metaal, in : Forum, Amsterdam, 1958-59, n° 11, p. 339, ill. 1.
Pariser schmuck von zweiten kaiserreich zur belle époque, Bayerischen Nationalmuseum, 1989, variant is illustrated p. 259 n. 184
Ulrike von Hase-Schmundt, Jugendstil schmuck – Die europäischen Zentren – Von 1895 bis 1915, Wilhem Heyne Verlag, München, 1998, model of the Museum of Darmstadt ill. p. 63