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Lot 71. An Art Nouveau opal, enamel and pearl pendent necklace, by Georges Fouquet. Estimate CHF 120,000 - CHF 180,000 (USD 120,369 - USD 180,554). Price realised CHF 300,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 

Modelled as a rural landscape, the enamel river and trees underneath an opal sky, to the enamel foliate surround with seed pearl accents, suspending a baroque pearl, circa 1900, pendant 8.5 cm, chain 66.0 cm, with French assay marks for gold. Signed G. Fouquet, no. 10399

Please note that the pearl have not been tested for natural origin. 

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Maison Fouquet, Study for a pendant, Paris, Les Arts Décoratifs, Bibliothèque des Arts Décoratifs © Paris, Les Arts Décoratifs.

Christie'sBeyond Boundaries: Magnificent Jewels from a European Collection, 13 November 2017, Geneva