French Art Nouveau 18 Karat Yellow Gold Locket with Hidden Mirror, 1900sFrench Art Nouveau 18 Karat Yellow Gold Locket with Hidden Mirror, 1900sFrench Art Nouveau 18 Karat Yellow Gold Locket with Hidden Mirror, 1900sFrench Art Nouveau 18 Karat Yellow Gold Locket with Hidden Mirror, 1900sFrench Art Nouveau 18 Karat Yellow Gold Locket with Hidden Mirror, 1900sFrench Art Nouveau 18 Karat Yellow Gold Locket with Hidden Mirror, 1900sFrench Art Nouveau 18 Karat Yellow Gold Locket with Hidden Mirror, 1900sFrench Art Nouveau 18 Karat Yellow Gold Locket with Hidden Mirror, 1900sFrench Art Nouveau 18 Karat Yellow Gold Locket with Hidden Mirror, 1900sFrench Art Nouveau 18 Karat Yellow Gold Locket with Hidden Mirror, 1900s

Antique jewelry object group: pendant

Condition: very good condition

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Country of origin: France

Style: Art Nouveau
- Art Nouveau (French for New Style) is an international movement and style of art, architecture and applied art - especially the decorative arts - that peaked in popularity at the turn of the 20th century (1890–1905).

The name "Art Nouveau" is French for "new art". It is also known as Jugendstil, German for "youth style", named after the magazine Jugend, which promoted it, and in Italy, Stile Liberty from the department store in London, Liberty & Co., which popularised the style, and in Holland as “Sla-olie-stijl”, Dutch for “salad oil style” after a advertisement poster for this product that was made in that style.

A reaction to academic art of the 19th century, it is characterized by organic, especially floral and other plant-inspired motifs, as well as highly stylized, flowing curvilinear forms. Art Nouveau is an approach to design according to which artists should work on everything from architecture to furniture, making art part of everyday life. Although Art Nouveau fell out of favour with the arrival of 20th-century modernist styles, it is seen today as an important bridge between the historicism of Neoclassicism and modernism.

Style specifics: Art Nouveau
- Although Art Nouveau took on distinctly localised tendencies as its geographic spread increase some general characteristics are indicative of the form. A description published in Pan magazine of Hermann Obrist's wall-hanging Cyclamen (1894) described it as "sudden violent curves generated by the crack of a whip", which became well known during the early spread of Art Nouveau.

Subsequently, not only did the work itself become better known as The Whiplash, but the term "whiplash" is frequently applied to the characteristic curves employed by Art Nouveau artists. Such decorative "whiplash" motifs, formed by dynamic, undulating, and flowing lines in a syncopated rhythm, are found throughout the architecture, painting, sculpture, and other forms of Art Nouveau design.

Period: ca. 1900

Theme: lady

Material: 18K yellow gold (touchstone tested)

Technique: Instead of with the usual hinge, this locket slides open.

Diamond(s):
Five rose cut diamonds and senailles. A senaille is a simplified rose cut diamond, a small diamond chip with perhaps a few polished facets. We do not have the weight of the rose cuts diamonds nor the senailles which is normal in our trade when it comes to rose cut diamonds and senailles.
- We have all diamonds screened by the IJGC-lab for whether they are natural or synthetic, and all diamonds in this jewel are 100% guaranteed to be natural!

Birthstones: Diamond is the birthstone (or month stone) for April.

Monogram: FB or BF

Engraving: monogram "HC" or "CH" and "1900"

Hallmarks: The French control mark for 18K gold representing an eagle's head that was in use in France from about 1838.

Dimensions: width 2,18 cm (0,86 inch)
- See picture with a ruler in cm and inches

Weight: 8,50 gram (5,47 dwt)

Adin Reference Nº: 21075-0075

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ITEM ID
21075-0075
STYLE
Art Nouveau, Wedding & Bridal
MATERIAL
Metal, Gold, 18K Gold, Yellow Gold
COLOR
Clear, Colorless, Gold, Yellow
TYPE
Estate, Fine
STONE
Diamond, White Diamond
ITEM TYPE
Vintage
ITEM SIZE
Dimensions: width 2,18 cm (0,86 inch) - See picture with a ruler in cm and inches

French Art Nouveau 18 Karat Yellow Gold Locket with Hidden Mirror, 1900s

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