Monday, 14 March 2011

TIFFANY & Co: a 1900 Mississippi pearls flower brooch

This piece will be part of the exhibition hosted by Wartski in London: Japonisme from Falize to Faberge: the goldsmith and Japan (10-20 may). It will explore the influence of Japan in western jewellers during the period 1867 to 1917. Amongst the 160 pieces by masters like Falize, Boucheron, Fouquet, Lalique, Vever, Cartier etc... We find this original Chrysantemum flower by Tiffany, made in 1904 with native American pearls.