Maison Fonsèque & Olive (attributed) - an Art Nouveau gold, ...

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Maison Fonsèque & Olive (attributed) - an Art Nouveau gold, silver diamond and glass brooch. Designed as four green glass grapes, suspended from a textured branch encircling a rose-cut diamond branch. French assay marks. Length 4.5cms. Weight 14.5gms.A similar example can be found in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum, reference M.88-2007.

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  • Overall condition good. Some surface scratches/wear in keeping with general age and wear.
  • Diamonds well matched.
  • Individual size and setting of rose-cut diamonds prevents accurate weight, colour and clarity assessment.

  • Glass spheres appear to be in overall good condition, with a few very minor chips.
  • Appears to be stamped 'DESSIN', partially indistinct.
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    Auction Date:
    21st Feb 19 at 11am GMT
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