Butterfly in plique a jour enamel
Rozet & Fishmeister
A large butterfly in plique à jour enamel, diamond set. Austrian, ca. 1910. Rozet und Fischmeister.
Situated at Kohlmarkt in downtown Viennas most elegant district, the architectural design of the Rozet & Fischmeister shop is highly remeniscent of the Treasury at Hofburg, the 13th century, former principal imperial palace in the center of Vienna. Rozet & Fischmeister was founded in 1770 and is among Viennas most famous gold and silversmiths, now run by the sixth generation. All this time, valuable technical expertise that is no longer common has been passed on. Emperor Francis Joseph, but also Maria Altmann and the State of Austria were clients. This large butterfly was made by them around 1910, with its beautiful enamel, diamonds and ruby eyes.
Dimensions: 8 x 5.5 cm, weight: 41 grams.
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