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Brooches

An Enamelled and Gem-set Brooch by Lucien Falize

Paris, c.1880

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in the medieval taste, centered with a sapphire within a white enamelled petalled border surmounting a pink tourmaline framed by white enamelled acanthus leaves, the three acanthus flowers above each centred with a diamond, bordered with pink enamelled petals framed by white enamelled acanthus leaves, the whole suspended with a pearl.

Height: 5.8 cm

 

Provenance

Exhibited in Tesori et gioeilli dalla Collezione del Petit Palais A Parigi, Valenza, Italy, no.6, and selected as the only jewel for the poster of the exhibition.

Illustrated

For a pendant of near identical design, See Falize, A Dynasty of Jewellers by Katherine Purcell, page 244, plate 348.