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Antoine Bricteux Enamel and Diamond Trumpet Vine Pendant Necklace

$45,000

Created around 1900 in France, this gold, enamel, and diamond flower pendant necklace is by Parisian Art Nouveau jeweler, Antoine Bricteux. Designed as a polychrome flowering trumpet vine in en plein rose, green and cream enamel, the pendant is a flowing cascade of petals, leaves and sinuous vines, highlighted by old European-cut diamond accents, and suspended from an unusual fancy link chain. A combination of botanical beauty, period stylization and glowing enamel, whose naturalistic palette enhances the skin, this flower jewel is a work of wearable art.

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Artist: Antoine Bricteux
Country: France
Circa: 1900
Size: 3" length, 1.625" width (pendant); 23" length (necklace); 26" length (total length with chain and pendant)
Materials: 4 Old European-cut diamonds (approximate total weight 0.40 carats); En plein enamel; 18K Gold
Signed: "AB"
Literature: Plates 105 and 141 in Art Nouveau Jewelry, by Vivian Becker, London: Thames & Hudson, 1985, display the breadth and finesse of Antoine Bricteux’s work
 

Antoine Bricteux is known to have collaborated with Landois, a young designer who, like René Lalique, had worked for the master Louis Aucoc, and had won prizes in Parisian competitions around 1900.

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