Decorative Arts
Gold, enamel, carnelian, chrysoprase
Overall: 5 3/4 × 1 7/8 in. (14.61 × 4.76 cm)
Other (chain): 17 in. (43.18 cm)
Marked (on reverse): E. GRASSET del 1900; VEVER PARIS
Sydney and Frances Lewis Endowment Fund
"Exposition Universelle," Paris, April 15 – November 12, 1900 ;

"L’Art Nouveau: La révolution decorative," Pinacothèque de Paris, April 18 – September 8, 2013 |
Exposition universelle international de 1900 à Paris – Rapports du jury international, Groupe XV, cl. 94, Paris, Impr. Nationale, 1902-1906, p. 388;

Henri Vever, French Jewelry of the Nineteenth Century, Paris, 1906-1908 [reprint edition, London, Thames and Hudson, 2001];

Vivienne Becker, Art Nouveau Jewelry, London, New York, E. P. Dutton, 1985;

Evelyne Possémé, “Vever,” in A. Kenneth Snowman, ed., The Master Jewelers, London, Thames and Hudson, 1990, pp. 141-156;

Michael Koch and Frances Wilson, The Belle Epoque of French Jewellery 1850-1910, London, Thomas Heneage & Company, 1990, pp. 195-213;

(for Charles Gillot's house and designs and furnishings by Eugene Grasset, see Gabriel Mourey, "Eugene Grasset," Art et Decoration, Jan - June 1903, vol. XIII, pp. 6-24;

For Evelyne Posseme's MA thesis on Henri Vever, see Manuscrit Posseme at Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris;

(on Charles Gillot, see Curatorial File)

For Henri Vever, see Wilfried Zeisler, "Henri Vever," Institut National d'Histoire de l'Art, June 13, 2013 (online)(see Curatorial File);

(for Grasset as a designer of jewelry, see Victor Arwas, Berthon & Grasset, Rizzoli, NY, 2978, pp. 82-85); see also Evelyne Posseme,"Les dessins de bijoux d'Eugene Grasset realises par la maison Vever," in: Catherine Lepdor, ed., Eugene Grasset 1845-1917. L'art et l'ornement, 5Continents, Lausanne, 2011, pp. 144-156);

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