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Plaque de cou (necklace panel), ca. 1900
Louis Aucoc

Louis Aucoc

Paris, France
Gold, platinum, diamond, enamel, H: 1 3/4 in, W: 3 in
Gift of Herman A. E. Jaehne and Paul C. Jaehne, 1941  41.725
On View
Alternate Title: Neck plaque in the Art Nouveau style

tiny French hallmarks and maker's mark in a diamond lozenge on the sides of the frame; very hard to see

Provenance: Lent to TNM by the Jaehne brothers in 1930 as Lalique, and then given in 1941.
Exhibition History:
"Jewelry: From Pearls to Platinum to Plastic," Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey (June 27, 2015-ongoing)

"Artistic Luxury: Fabergé Tiffany Lalique", The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio (October 21, 2008 - January 11, 2009); Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, California (February 14 - May 31, 2009)

"Objects of Desire: 500 Years of Jewelry", Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey (May 3, 2006 - February 10, 2008)

"Baubles, Bangles and Bling Bling: A World of Jewelry" Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey (February 17 - May 9, 2004)

"Art Nouveau," Finch College Museum of Art, New York, New York (April 1969)

"The Nature of Diamonds," Midland Center for the Arts, Midland, MI (July 8 - November 5, 2002)

Keywords: Jewelry, Necklace, Choker, Plaque, Poppy, Leaves, Adornment