Necklace in steel, silver and Limoges enamel

    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

    Country:    France
    Period:    1750 - 1900
    Ref number:    7322
    Status:    Sold

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