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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.

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

Stock number

7101