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Barbedienne

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Cast Marks
Barbedienne
1838-1953
Paris
France
• Foundry and Metalworkers


Becker, Edmond-Henri

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
L. Becker
Cast signature
Edmond-Henri Becker
b.1871
Paris
France
• Sculptor
• Medallist
• Jeweler
Designed for
Boucheron



Borrel, Alfred

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
A. BORREL
Cast signature
Alfred Borrel
b.1836

France
• Sculptor
• Medallist


Bottée, Louis Alexandre

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Cast signature
Louis Alaxandre Bottée
1852-1941

France
• Sculptor
• Medallist




Boulenger, Maison

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Stamped Mark
Maison Boulenger
fl.1920-40
Paris
France
• Silversmiths
• M. Bodereau, Silversmith
1920s-30s
• Manufactured modern silver.

Boutet de Monvel, Charles

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
CH DE MONVEL
Stamped Mark
Charles Boutet de Monvel
b.1855
Paris
France
1874
• Studied medal engraving at the Ecole des Beaux Artes.
• He had a more English Arts & Crafts or Jugendstil aesthetic than other French designers.


Bracquemond, Félix

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Félix Bracquemond
1833-1914

France
Designer
• Jewelry
Enamels


Brandt, Edgar

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Stamped Mark
Edgar Brandt
1880-1960

France
• Metalworker
• Jeweler


Bricteux, Antoine

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
AB with "brig" between
Stamped Mark
Antoine Bricteux
fl.c.1900

France
•Manufacturing Jeweler
1866
• Registration mark for Antoine Bricteux fils, bijoutier.
• Valid until 1927.
Worked with
• G. Landois.
"Genre Lalique"



Callot, Jacques

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
J Callot
Cast Signature
Jacques Callot
fl.c.1900

France
• Sculptor
• Medallist


Carabin, François Rupert

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Cast Signature
François Rupert Carabin
1862-1932

France
• Sculptor
• Medallist
Designer
• Jewelry
• Metalwork


Cardeilhac, Maison

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Stamped Marks
Maison Cardeilhac
e.1802-1951
Paris
France
• Goldsmiths
• Silversmiths
Designers
• Lucien Bonvallet (1861-1919)
1817
• Mark registered in Paris.
1927
• Sons Jacques & Pierre took over the firm.
1944
• Pierre's death.
1951
• Merged with Cristofle


Cazin, J.M. Michel

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Cast signature
J.M. Michel Cazin
1869-1917

France
• Sculptor
• Medallist


Chaplain, Jules Clément

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Cast initials
Jules Clément Chaplain
1839-1909

France
• Sculptor
• Medallist


Chapu, Henri Michael Antoine

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Cast Signature
Henri Michael Antoine Chapu
1833-91

France
• Sculptor
• Medallist


Charpentier, Alexandre

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Cast Signature and Monogram
Alexandre Charpentier
1856-1909

France
• Medallist
• Designer for Fontain Freres Vaillant


Cheuret, Albert

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Cast Signature
Albert Cheuret
fl.1900-1930

France
• Metalwork designer




Christolfe, Orfèvrerie

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Stamped
Orfèvrerie Christolfe
e. 1830
Paris
France
• Goldsmiths
• Silversmiths
• First silver plate manufacturer in France.
• Supplied jewelry houses internationally
Partnership
• Charles Christofle
• Joseph Albert Bouilhet
Designers
• Eugène Bourgouin
• Maurice Dufrène
• C.C. Fjerdingstad
• Paul Follot


Colonna, Edouard

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Edouard Colonna
(1862 - 1948)
International
New York
Paris
Canada
Worked for
Louis Comfort Tiffany.
Associated with
• S. Bing and Maison d'Art Nouveau as Jewelry & Glassware Designer.
c.1902
• Designs for Marcus & Co. and Brainerd B. Thresher.
1948
• Death of Edouard Colonna.


Coudray, Marie Alexandre

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Marie Alexandre Coudray
b.1864

France
• Sculptor
• Medallist


Damman, Paul-Marcel

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Paul-Marcel Damman
885-1939

France


Debain, A.

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
A. Debain
fl.c.1900

France


Dériot

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Dériot
fl.1900-20

France


Delbet, Pierre

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Pierre Delbet
fl.c.1900

France


Descomps, Emanuel-Jules Joe

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Emanuel-Jules Joe Descomps
1872-1978

France


Desprès, Jean

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Jean Desprès
1889-1980

France


Dropsy, Jean-Bapiste-Emile

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Jean-Bapiste-Emile Dropsy
1858-1923

France


Dunand, Jean

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Jean Dunand
1877-1942

France


Dupuis, Jean-Baptiste Daniel

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Jean-Baptiste Daniel Dupuis
1849-99

France


Epinay De Briort, Prosper, Comte d'

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Comte d'Epinay Prosper De Briort
b.1836

France


Etling

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Etling
fl.1920-40

France




Feuillâtre, Eugène

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Eugène Feuillâtre
(1870 - 1916)
Paris
• Famous for his Enamel Work
• Studied under Louis Houillon
• Worked closely with Etienne Tourette
1890
• Head of Lalique Enamel workshop.
1897
• Opened his own workshop.
• Used Émail en Ronde Bosse, Cloisonné and Plique-à-Jour all together.


Fjerdingstad, Charl Christian

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Charl Christian Fjerdingstad
1891-1968

France


Follot, Paul

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Paul Follot
1877-1941

France


Fonsèque & Olive

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Fonsèque & Olive
e. 1885

France


Fontenay

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Eugène Fontenay
e.1847
Paris
1823
• Born in Paris, son of goldsmith Prosper Fontenay.
• Apprenticed with Marchand.
1847
• Founded his workshop.
• Excellent Goldsmith.
1858
• Creates a diamond & emerald tiara for the Empress Eugénie.
• Style: Archaeological Revival Style Jewelry with Enamel.
1882
• Sells the firm to Henri Smetz, his foreman.
1887
• Death of Eugène Fontenay.
• His book, Bijoux anciens et modernes is published posthumously.




Fouquet-Lapar

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Fouquet-Lapar
fl.1920-40

France


Froment-Meurice

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty

Emile - Vertical lozenge with FM and wheat ear
François-Désiré Froment-Meurice
Emile Froment-Meurice
1837-1913

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
&bul;l 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.



Gariod, Léon

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Léon Gariod
fl.1870-1910

France


Garnier, Jean

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Jean Garnier
fl.c.1900

France


Gautrait, Lucien

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Lucien Gautrait
fl.c.1900
Paris
France
• Chaser, engraver & metal modeler.
• Designed for Léon Gariod.


Goulden, Jean

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Jean Goulden
1878-1947

France


Hartz & Cie

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Hartz & Cie
e.1904

France


Hénin & Cie

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Hénin & Cie
fl.c.1930

France


Hirné

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Hirné
fl.c.1900

France


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Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty


France


Hirtz, Lucien

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Lucien Hirtz
b.1864

France


Husson, Henri

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Henri Husson
1852-1914

France


Janvier, Lucien Joseph René

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Lucien Joseph René Janvier
b.1878

France


Kann, Léon

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Léon Kann
fl.c.1900

France


Keller, Gustave

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Gustave Keller
e.1857

France



Lafitte, Gaston

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Gaston Lafitte
fl.1900-10

France


Laparra

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Laparra
fl.e.20th cen

France


Larche, François-Raoul

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
François-Raoul Larche
1860-1912

France


Lefèbvre, Eugène

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Eugène Lefèbvre
e.1895

France


Léonard, Agathon

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Agathon Léonard
b.1841

France


Maisno de L'Art Nouveau

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Maisno de L'Art Nouveau
1895-1905

France


Majorelle, Louis

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Louis Majorelle
1859-1926

France




Mellerio dits Meller

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Mellerio dits Meller
e.1613
Paris
1815 - Rue de la Paix
End of 19th century - Place Vendôme
1796
• Jean Baptiste Mellerio opens on Rue Vivienne.
1800
• François Mallerio (cousin) moves the shop to rue du Coqu St. Honoré
1815
• Move to Rue de la Paix.
Royal Clients
• Marie Antionette.
• Duchesse de Berry.
• Charles X.
Other Clients
• Celebrities.
• Intellectuals.
1843
• Death of François.
• Jean François takes over.
from 1853
• Emperor & Empress are clients.
from 1860
• Princess Mathilde is a customer.
• Designed & created sporting awards.
International Expositions.
• London World Exhibition, 1862.
• Queen Isabella II of Spain becomes a customer.
• Paris, 1867.
• Vienna, 1873.
• Paris, 1878 & 1900.
Exposition des Arts Decoratifs, 1925.
• New York World's Fair, 1939.



Obiols, Gustave

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Gustave Obiols
fl.c.1900

France


Olier & Caron

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Olier & Caron
fl.1910-40

France


Piel Frères

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
P F with sword (in a square)
Piel Frères
e.1855
Paris
France
• Art Nouveau fashion jewelry company.
• Produced imitation jewelry for export.
• Worked in gilt silver and copper.
Celluloid often substituted for ivory.
1925
• Name change to Paul Piel et Fils.


Pillet, Charles

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Charles Pillet
b.1869

France


Ponscarme, Hubert

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Hubert Ponscarme
1827-1945

France


Plisson & Hartz

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Plisson & Hartz
1898-1904

France


Ravinet D'Envert

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Ravinet D'Envert
fl.20th cen

France


Riquet, Alexandre

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Riquet, Alexandre
fl.c.1900
"

France


Risler & Carré

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Risler & Carré
fl.1920-60

France


Robin, Maurice, & Cie

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Robin, Maurice, & Cie
fl.1860-1900
"

France


Roche, Pierre

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Pierre Roche
1855-1922

France


Roty, Oscar

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Oscar Roty
1846-191

France


Rudier, Alxis

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Alxis Rudier
fl.1880-1930

France


Saint-Yves

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Saint-Yves
fl.c.1900

France


Scheidecker, Paul Frank

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Paul Frank Scheidecker
1895-1915

France


Siot-Decauville

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Siot-Decauville

France


Société Parisienne D'Orfèvrerie

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Société Parisienne D'Orfèvrerie
fl.c.1900

France


Spicer-Simpson, Théodore

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Théodore Spicer-Simpson
1871-1859

France


Susse Frères

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Susse Frères
e.1840

France


Templier, Raymond

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Raymond Templier
1891-1968

France


Tétard Frères

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Tétard Frères
e.1880

France


Thesmar, Fernand

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Fernand Thesmar
1843-1912

France


Thiebaut Frères

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Thiebaut Frères
fl.19th & 20th cen

France


Turin, Pierre

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Pierre Turin
1891-1968

France


Valsuani, C.

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
C. Valsuani
fl.19th & 20th cen

France


Vernier, Séraphin Emile

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Séraphin Emile Vernier
1852-1927

France


Vever, Maison

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
EV with anchor
Verver with a star
Maison Vever
e.1821

France
1870
• Ernest Verver buys into Baugrand on rue de la Paix.
1874
• Paul and Henri join the workshop.
1881
• Ernest Verver retires.
1889
• Verver together with Boucheron receive the Grand Prix at the Paris World Exhibition.
1915
• Death of Paul Verver.
1921
• Paul's sons, André & Pierre take over the business.
1942
• Henri Verver dies.
Styles
• Art Nouveau.
• Renaissance Revivial.
• Oriental Art.


Voulot, Félix

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Félix Voulot
b.1865

France


Yencesse, Ovide

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Ovide Yencesse
1869-1947

France