GEORGES FOUQUET 1862-1957
'Les Trois Crabes'
An Important Art Nouveau Brooch

Gold Plique-à-jour enamel Diamond Pearl
H: 7 cm (2.76 in)  W: 9 cm (3.54 in) 
Marks: 'GF' twice, on brooch frame & pin
French, c.1900
Fitted Case
Minor repair to one plique window
Literature: cf. Die Fouquet, 1860-1960, Schmuck Kunstler in Paris, Museum Bellerive, Zurich, 1984.
Schmuck Kunst im Jugendstil, Art Nouveau Jewellery, Arnoldsche, 1999, p.33-50.
The Paris Salons 1895-1914, Jewellery, volume 1,
A-K, Alastair Duncan, 1994, p.247-260
Illustrated: Art Nouveau, The French Aesthetic, Victor Arwas, 1992, p.360
Imperishable Beauty, Art Nouveau Jewelry, Yvonne J. Markowitz & Elyse Zorn Karlin, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2008, p. 70, 72, 105 & 146
Ref: 3552