French Art Nouveau Silver and Mother of Pearl Book MarkerFrench Art Nouveau Silver and Mother of Pearl Book MarkerFrench Art Nouveau Silver and Mother of Pearl Book MarkerFrench Art Nouveau Silver and Mother of Pearl Book MarkerFrench Art Nouveau Silver and Mother of Pearl Book MarkerFrench Art Nouveau Silver and Mother of Pearl Book MarkerFrench Art Nouveau Silver and Mother of Pearl Book Marker

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.

ITEM ID
379
STYLE
Art Nouveau
AGE
Late 19th Century
ORIGIN
France • French
ITEM TYPE
Antique

French Art Nouveau Silver and Mother of Pearl Book Marker

$195


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