by Lillian Csernica on April 18, 2017
Owl pendant in gold, silver, and enamel, clutching a pearl. Faberge, Moscow, Russia, 1916-1917.
Green and rose enamel. The gemstone is likely amethyst.
Ladies’ evening bag. Leather with textured detailing back and front. Banded agate eyes with rubies surrounding them. Diamond-set beak and claws.
Hair comb by Paul and Henri Vever, circa 1900. Honey-colored horn embellished with jewels.
Stomacher brooch by Cartier, 1907. Platinum, diamonds, eight sapphires.
Art Nouveau owl bookends.
French art nouveau brooch by Gautrait. Enameled gold, diamond, sapphire and opal.
by Lillian Csernica on April 17, 2017
Today I present to you the masters of the exquisite treasures produced during the Art Nouveau/Jugendstil movement.
Peter Carl Faberge (Russia)
Georges Fouquet (France)
Emile Galle (France)
Rene Lalique (France)
Archibald Knox (England)
Gustav Klimt (Austria)
Sir Arthur Liberty (England)
(No photo of Carl Hermann found)
Carl Hermann (Germany)
Alphonse Mucha (Czech Republic)
Louis Comfort Tiffany (United States)
Philippe Wolfers (Belgium)
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