Wisteria ("Glycines") Choker (Primary Title)

Philippe Wolfers, Belgian, 1858 - 1929 (Artist)

designed 1900–2; made before Jan. 18, 1902
18-carat gold, watermelon tourmaline, opal, purple and green plique-a-jour enamel, rubies, garnets
13 3/8 inches wide (H: 5 cm. x L: 35 cm. x L: 38 cm.)
"PW" (Philippe Wolfers); "EX. In." (exemplary unique)
Gift of Mrs. Alfred DuPont, by exchange
Pour l’Art (Xme Exposition), Brussels, Musée de l’Art Ancien, Jan 18 – Feb 17, 1902, no. 17;

Exposition d’oeuvres de Philippe Wolfers, Exemplaires uniques exécutés de 1898-1903, Antwerp, Salle Verlat, Feb 18 – Mar 1, 1903, no. 126;

Salon Triennal des Beaux-Arts 1903, Brussels, Hall du Cinquantenaire, Sept 5 – Nov 2, 1903, no. 1792;

Le Bijou 1900: Modern Style-Juwelen, Brussels, Hotel Solvay, 1965, no. 96;
Les Feux de l’Art Nouveau, Japan, Hokkaido Hakodate Museum of Art and four other venues, 1988, no. 165;

De Dynastie Wolfers. Meesters in Zilver, Design Museum Ghent, 2006-2007

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