18K Opal Griffin Pendant / Brooch by Gaston Lafitte French Art Nouveau
This magnificent Art Nouveau pendant/brooch was made by the French jeweler Gaston Lafitte. Expertly fabricated 18k gold with a bloomed finish, this intricately sculpted piece centers on a bowed wreath framing a freely swinging, opal bezel-set in platinum. The wreath is flanked by seated winged griffins, proudly holding the ends of a ribbon swag in their beaks. This piece has been hand finished on both sides. A true Art Nouveau treasure. Measurements: 40 mm wide, 44 mm long, opal measures 10 mm x 9 mm. Hallmark: French eagles head hallmark located on the c-clasp indicating 18K gold. Notes: The pin stem and c-clasp are removable, please note the crazing on the opal. The item "18K Opal Griffin Pendant / Brooch by Gaston Lafitte French Art Nouveau" is in sale since Friday, November 8, 2019. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Art Nouveau/Art Deco 1895-1935\Pins, Brooches". The seller is "parkavenueantiques0" and is located in Hummelstown, Pennsylvania.
This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: France
- Metal Purity: 18k
- Main Stone: Opal
- Metal: Yellow Gold
- Gender: Female
- Jewelry Department: Fine