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Alexis Falize

Design for a Chatelaine with Watch, ca. 1875

Brush and gouache, gum varnish, graphite on buff-colored laid paper
Permanent collection
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
New York
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Design for a diamond-encrusted golden watch hanging from a heavy golden brooch (chatelaine). …

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Design for a diamond-encrusted golden watch hanging from a heavy golden brooch (chatelaine). Ornamented in neo-Renaissance style with pearls and rubies, this stunning jewel features a golden hour-glass and a figure of Father Time holding a scythe, appropriate references for a time-piece. Winged female sea creatures …

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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Design for a diamond-encrusted golden watch hanging from a heavy golden brooch (chatelaine). …

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Design for a diamond-encrusted golden watch hanging from a heavy golden brooch (chatelaine). Ornamented in neo-Renaissance style with pearls and rubies, this stunning jewel features a golden hour-glass and a figure of Father Time holding a scythe, appropriate references for a time-piece. Winged female sea creatures …

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Design/Decorative Art
Image rights
Image provided by the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Alexis Falize

Design for a Chatelaine with Watch, ca. 1875

Brush and gouache, gum varnish, graphite on buff-colored laid paper
Permanent collection
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