A lovely antique 18K yellow gold pin, round shape, lady face, signed by Emile Vernier, pin crafted in France circa 1890s, excellent condition ... A touch of history.
Antique jewelry object group: brooch
Condition: excellent condition
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Country of origin: France
Style: Belle Époque - The Belle Époque (French for "Beautiful Era") was a period in European social history that began during the late 19th century and lasted until World War I. Occurring during the time of the French Third Republic and the German Empire, the "Belle Époque" was named in retrospect, when it began to be considered a "golden age" the major powers of Europe, new technologies improved lives and the commercial arts adapted Renaissance and eighteenth-century styles to modern forms. In the newly rich United States, emerging from the Panic of 1873, the comparable epoch was dubbed the Gilded Age. In the United Kingdom, this epoch overlaps the end of what is called the Victorian Era there and the period named the Edwardian Era. or more info on styles
Style specifics: - Medaillist Revival (in the The Belle Époque towards Art Nouveau) In 1886 Emile Olive (1853-1902) launched the medal-jewel with Vernier's Diane which resulted in the revival of medaillist's art in France.
Period: ca. 1890
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Source of inspiration: Romanticism
Theme: A young woman with flowers in her hair
Material: 18K yellow gold
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Extra information: Emile Vernier - E.Vernier a famous French medaillist, that was one of the foremen of the revival of the medaillist art in France around 1886. He was also a collaborator of Falize (other famous French jeweller) and awarded the prestigious 'Medal of Honor at the Salon'.
Hallmarks: No trace.
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Dimensions: diameter 2.10 cm (0.83 inch)
Weight: 6.40 gram (4.12 dwt) Reference Nº: 12005-0046
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