Fouquet Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Fouquet

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Fouquet
France
Paris
e. c.1852 - 1936

Specialties

  • Founded by Alphones Fouquet (1828-1911)

c.1862-1868

  • Filigree with stones.
  • Cameos & Miniatures.
  • Mythical beasts such as griffins, chimera and the sphinx.
  • Jewelry produced for export worldwide.

c.1870s

  • Fouquet began to develop his Renaissance Revival style for which he became renowned.

1878 World Exhibition

  • Strong influences of the ancient world and historic revival.

1878 International Exhibition, Amsterdam

1895

  • Georges (1862-1957) Took over the firm.
  • Registers his mark.

Specialized

1900 World Exhibition

  • Featured jewelry designed by Alphonse Mucha, who also designed the interiors for the shop at Rue Royale in 1901.
  • Etienne Tourette was employed as an enameller.

1919

  • Son Jean (1899-1961) joins the firm, specializing in Art Deco jewels.


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