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    Sale 2121

    RARE JEWELS AND GEMSTONES: THE EYE OF A CONNOISSEUR(CANCEL)

    15 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1060

    AN ART DECO ROCK CRYSTAL, ONYX AND ENAMEL SAUTOIR, BY GEORGES FOUQUET

    Estimate

    AN ART DECO ROCK CRYSTAL, ONYX AND ENAMEL SAUTOIR, BY GEORGES FOUQUET
    The frosted rock crystal bead necklace suspending a black onyx hoop with red enamel geometric accents and a sugarloaf cabochon black onyx link, to the frosted, carved rock crystal dome, with silk cord tassels terminating in rock crystal and black onyx beads, mounted in white gold, circa 1925, 33 ins.
    Signed G. Fouquet for Georges Fouquet


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    Literature

    Judith Price, Masterpieces of Twentieth Century French Jewelry from American Collections, Running Press, Philadelphia, 2006, page 82

    Penny Proddow and Marion Fasel, Bejeweled: Great Designers, Celebrity Style, Harry N. Abrams, New York, 2001, page 62

    Sylvie Raulet, Bijoux Art Deco, Editions du Regard, 1984, page 99

    Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Les Fouquet, Bijoutiers & Joaillers à Paris, 1860-1960, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, 1983, page 161


    Exhibited

    Art Deco 1910-1939, Victoria & Albert, London, 27 March - 20 July 2003; Royal Ontario Museum, Toranto, 15 September 2003 - 4 January 2004; California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, 3 March - 5 July 2004; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 19 September 2004 - 9 January 2005

    Bijoux Fouquet, 1860-1960, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, 9 December 1983 - 15 April 1984; Museum Bellerive, Zurich, 23 May - 12 August 1984, exhibition catalogue, page 161, no. 107

    Art Deco, The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 8 July - 5 September 1971, exhibition catalogue, no. 1278