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JANVIER QUERCIA – VEVER, CANE KNOB, CIRCA 1900

CANE KNOB, CIRCA 1900
Melted and chased vermeil with translucent enamel representing a woman’s head. The elmet is decorated with stylised patterns in green openwork enamel; with opal enamel cabochons
Signed VEVER Paris. With French Minerva mark and silversmith
94.5 cm. long

Exhibition
1900, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, 14 March – 26 June 2000, ill. full page 259, n°265

Bibliography
This model is illustrated in an advertising by Janvier Quercia in the magazine supplement Art et Décoration, December 1904, p. 8

JANVIER QUERCIA – J. PINTO – UMBRELLA HANDLE, CIRCA 1900

UMBRELLA HANDLE, CIRCA 1900
Silver gilt representing the dancer Loie Fuller
With silversmith and French Minerva marks
13 cm. long

Bibliography
A similar object, with 8 pegs and its original box of Bel Frères in Marseille, attributed to
“J. Pinto, France” was sold on April 24, 1971 to Parke-Bernet Galleries New York
Important Art New Jewelry & Objects of Virtue, Lot N.14