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About the object

Hammered silver plated metal

W  7.30 cm (2.87 in)  |  L  10.80 cm (4.25 in)

Origin: French, c. 1949

Marks: ‘JD’ monogram & 'JEAN DESPRES'

Condition: Very good

Weight: 52.00 Grams

An impressive Art Deco Pectoral Cross by Jean Despres. 
This religious jewel was presented in preview at the Salon d'Automne of 1949.

Literature: 
cf. Jean Després maestro orafo tra art deco e avanguardie, Melissa Gabardi, 1999

Stock number

8330