Froment-Meurice Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Froment-Meurice

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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François-Désiré Froment-Meurice
Emile Froment-Meurice
1837-1913
Paris
France
• Worked in a distinctive sculptural/figural style (bijoux sculptes)
1802
• Birth of François-Désiré Froment, 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 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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