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Gilded silver Plique-à-jour enamel Pearl

W  4.00 cm (1.57 in)  |  L  6.50 cm (2.56 in)

Origin: French, c. 1900

Marks: Makers mark: ‘JQ’ with an oak leaf & French assay mark

Case: Fitted Case

Condition: Good with minor enamel repair

Weight: 18.30 Grams

A beautiful Art Nouveau Peacock pendant. 
Janvier Quercia was born in Italy were he served his apprenticeship under his father Federico. His atelier was at 176, rue St Martin, Paris.

cf. Art Nouveau Jewelry, Joseph Sataloff, 1984, p. 108 
Victor Arwas, Art Nouveau: The French Aesthetic, 2002, p. 434 
Collections include: The British Museum

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