Bapst, Maison Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Maison Bapst

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty

Georges-Michel Bapst
b.1718-1770
Georges-Michael (fils)
Jacques Bapst 1797
Constant &
Charles-Frédéric
Bapst Frères.
Alfred (nephew)
Alfred & Charles Frédéric's sons: Jules & Paul
1871
Jules et Paul Bapst et fils
1880
Paris
France
1752
• Succeeded his Father-in-Law, Georges-Frédéric Stras, as Orfevre-joaillier du Roi.
1761-1770
• Georges-Michael fils apprenticed to Pierre-André Jacquemin, a royal jeweler.
1771
• Georges-Michael fils, succeeded George-Michael.
1797
• Jacques Bapst married into the Menière family (owners of Boehmer and Bassange, former jewelers to Marie Antoinette.)
• Eventually, Constant and Charles-Frédéric (Jacques sons) joined the company Remodelling the Napoleonic regaila for Louis XVIII.
• Made coroation regaila for Charles X.
• Charles-Frédéric's nephew, Alfred joined the firm and became the workshop director (a position he held for 50 years).
1867
• Exhibited redesigned crown jewels created for Empress Eugéne at the 1867 Exposition.
1871
• Jules and Paul (Charles-Frédéric's sons) and Alfred take over the business.
1880
• Alfred dies and the firm becomes Jules et Paul Bapst et fils.
• Alfred's son Germain joins Lucien Falize to form Bapst et Falize.
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