Description & Technical information

Centred by the right-facing profile of a classical maiden, painted in monochrome red on a blue ground, to a round rose diamond frame, set within a floral gold frame, the oval link bracelet formed by entwined floral and scroll garlands, each join alternating flowerheads and acorns.

Weight: 24.5g

Date:  1880
Period:  1850-1900, 19th century
Origin:  France
Medium: gold, Enamel
Dimensions: 16.5 cm (6¹/₂ inches)
Literature: Workshop mark probably for Alfred Menu, who was regularly commissioned by Boucheron. Reference: 'The Belle Epoque of French Jewellery 1850-1910' p.139, with an example of similar enamelling on a watch jewel, p.144, , cat.72.

Categories: Jewellery