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All That Glitters: Luxury Goods & Art

Wed, May 29, 2024 11:00AM EDT
  2024-05-29 11:00:00 2024-05-29 11:00:00 America/New_York Revere Auctions Revere Auctions : All That Glitters: Luxury Goods & Art https://live.revereauctions.com/auctions/revere-auctions/all-that-glitters-luxury-goods-art-13710
This auction features a lovely selection of fine jewels including an extraordinary bracelet by Georges L'Enfant, and a gold and diamond Patek Philippe wrist watch. Also in this sale is a fine group of sterling silver objects, mint proof coins, and lovely furnishings. Artworks in this auction include works by Werner Scholz, Jan Matulka, Zao Wou-Ki, among others.
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Lot 424

Georges L'Enfant 18k Gold Woven Bracelet

Estimate: $10,000 - $20,000
Starting Bid
$7,000

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Georges L'Enfant 18k yellow gold bracelet. The bracelet comprised of woven chain in a herringbone pattern, accented with highly polished borders. The central section of the bracelet in a flatter, matte and textured gold interspersed with offset, raised, polished gold links. With finely made hidden clasp. Marked along the tongue of the clasp with France, 18k, and L'Enfant maker's mark.

Identified in L'Enfant's Le Livre du Chaine as, "Tissu Polonais Presse Empire Relief, borde deux rangs, centre sept rangs, points en quinonces" (Polish fabric [a term L'Enfant used to describe a specific type of woven chain meant to mimic the patterns of traditional Polish and Milanese fabric] with an Empire relief with a border of two rows, seven center rows and staggered points)."

Literature: Jacques Lenfant, Le Livre de La Chaine (E´d. Scriptar, 1996) 90.

Length (including clasp): 7 in. Gross weight: 56.6 dwt. One slight kink, see images. One raised point of slightly different color, see image. Clasp functioning well.

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