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Pendant

Pendant

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1900 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gautrait, Lucien, born 1865 - died 1937 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold decorated with <i>plique-à-jour</i> enamel and set with rose- and brilliant-cut diamonds, opals and emeralds with an opal drop

  • Museum number:

    965-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 25, shelf D, box 6

Physical description

Gold pendant in the form of a male peacock displaying, decorated with plique-à-jour enamel and set with rose- and brilliant-cut diamonds, opals and emeralds. With an opal drop. Signed with the maker's initials

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca. 1900 (made)

Artist/maker

Gautrait, Lucien, born 1865 - died 1937 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Gold decorated with plique-à-jour enamel and set with rose- and brilliant-cut diamonds, opals and emeralds with an opal drop

Marks and inscriptions

Signed with the maker's initials

Dimensions

Height: 6.7 cm, Width: 7 cm, Depth: 0.8 cm

Object history note

Purchased by the Museum at the Salon de la Société des Artistes Français, Paris, 1901. Other versions of this jewel are known to exist

Descriptive line

Gold pendant in the form of a male peacock displaying, decorated with plique-à-jour enamel and set with rose- and brilliant-cut diamonds, opals and emeralds, by Lucien Gautrait (1965-1937), made in France, about 1900

Materials

Gold; Diamond; Opal; Emerald; Enamel

Techniques

Enamelling

Subjects depicted

Peacocks

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Accessories; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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