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JAPONISME
Butterfly Brooch
Gold
Diameter: 3.80 cm (1.5 in) 
Marks: Monogram verso
Probably French, c.1880
Original Fitted Case
Gold & enamel on porcelain
A beautiful example of European Japonisme
Literature: cf. Japonisme, The Japanese influence on Western art since 1858, Siegfried Wichmann, 1981

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