Necklace in steel, silver and Limoges enamel
Necklace Neo renaissance. A steel and silver necklace with ladies´ portraits in Limoges enamel. France, c. 1870 The round shape, centered with painted enamel panel presumably by Alfred Meyer in gold mounts
Alfred Meyer 1832-1904 was one of the first enamellers to revive the Limoges style of painted enamel in the 19th century. A scientist and an artist, his research in flammable colors culminated in the development of a dark brown enamelled surface on copper. He contributed with enamel plaques to works by Beaugrand, and Boucheron in 1867, Falize, Vever and Robert Phillips
|Period:||1750 - 1900|
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