The top of this beautiful, French,Art Nouveau book marker bears a rather worn Minerva’s head hallmark 800-900 silver quality. The lower section is made of mother of pearl.
It measures 6 and 9/16” (17cms) long and 5/16” (1.5cms) across the widest part of the handle. It weighs 18.4 grams.
The elegantly shaped top section has a most beautiful, raised design of trailing iris flowers. The iris was a favourite motif of the Art Nouveau period. The design is replicated on the reverse.
The blade is lustrous, mother of pearl with an overlap to attach to your page.
This wonderful piece is useful for a reader and a just lovely object to own and handle. In fine antique condition , it will arrive in a gift box.
French Art Nouveau Silver and Mother of Pearl Book Marker
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