13 November 2017
AN ART NOUVEAU OPAL, DIAMOND AND ENAMEL 'CEDARS' PENDENT NECKLACE, BY GEORGES FOUQUET
Modelled as an openwork diamond-set cascade between opal panels, to the textured gold cedar surmount, suspending a baroque pearl, 1901, pendant 11.5 cm, chain 52.0 cm, mounted in gold, in Georges Fouquet fitted case
Signed G. Fouquet
Please note that the pearl has not been tested for natural origin.
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Les Modes, 'La Mode et les Modes', Manzi, Joyant et Cie, 1902, p. 14
M.-N. de Gary, Les Fouquet Bijoutiers & Joailliers à Paris 1860-1960, Paris, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, 1983, p. 83
Cf. Christie's Geneva, 27 May 1993, lot 291 for a similar pendant
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