An Edouard-Aimé Arnould art nouveau gold tie pin

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For sale is this wonderful chrysanthemum stick or tie pin by Edouard-Aimé Arnould.  It carries French assay marks and indistinct makers mark. The flower heads is cast, and handles very well.

Edouard-Aimé Arnould  was an artist reputed for his avant-garde goldsmithery with floral themes. He began practising as a manufacturer of jewellery in 1899 and was located at 7 Rue de Racine in Paris. Under the supervision of his wife Yvonne Arnould, Arnould’s worked continued up until 1945.  In 1911, Arnould took part in an exhibition of French artists. The work shop positioned itself as an avant-garde jeweller of Art Nouveau, working with such renowned European artists as Alois Reinitzer, prize-winner at the 1900 Exhibition, Manolo Hugué (great friend and compatriot of Picasso), Alphonse Mucha and many others.  The 1902 edition of  the American journal “The Craftsman” (Vol 3, Issue 2) included Arnould’s work (a comb) in an article on Lalique’s jewelelry -see images.

Maker: Edouard-Aimé Arnould

Designer: Edouard-Aimé Arnould

Date : c. 1905

Marks: Franch assay mark

Material: Gold (18 carat)

Condition:  Excellent

Size: Flower diameter 1.6cm

Weight: 0.2 oz, 8 grams

SKU: A716-b Category:

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Art nouveau