Froment-Meurice Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Froment-Meurice

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Froment-Meurice
France
Paris
1837-1913

Specialties

  • Worked in a distinctive sculptural/figural style (bijoux sculptes)

1802

  • Birth of François-Désiré Froment (1802-1855) son of Francois Froment.
  • Goldsmith François Froment's widow married her husband's partner, Goldsmith Pierre Meurice, and their workshop continued as Froment-Meurice.

1832

  • Francois-Désiré takes over the workshop.

1837

  • Emile Froment-Meurice (1837-1913) is born.

1839

  • Silver Medal at Exposition des produits de l'Industrie Nationale.

1844

  • Gold Medal at the industrial exhibition in Paris for Gothic inspired items.

1849

  • Gold Medal at the 11th industrial exhibition.

1851

  • Council Medal (highest honor) London World Exhibition.
  • Queen Victoria buys for her personal collection.

1855

  • Death of François-Désiré.
  • Posthumous honorary medal at the Paris World Exhibition.
  • The workshop continued after his death, until c.1907.

1859

  • Emile takes over the firm.
  • Emile is known more for the decorative arts not joaillerie and bijouterie.

1867

  • Gold Medal - Paris World Exhibition.

1900

  • Paris World Exhibition Grand Prix for jewelry.


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