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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Apr 28, 2019

LOT 511

ATTRIBUTED TO JEAN-FRANÇOISVICTOR DUPONT BROOCH; 18K YELLOW GOLD AND ENAMEL

"The Adoration of the Magi", after Jacques Stella 18K yellow gold and enamel, vertical rectangular-shaped, brooch. Polychrome painting on enamel on gold, most probably by Jean- François-Victor Dupont (1785-1863), Geneva, showing "The Adoration of the Magi", after a painting of Jacques Stella (1596-1657).

Brand Jean-Francois-Victor Dupont

Year circa 1825

Material 18K yellow gold and enamel.

Dimensions 45 x 43.5 mm

Signature counter-enamel (titled; signed by the enameller)

HKD 14,000 - 17,000

CHF 1,800 - 2,200 / USD 1,800 - 2,200

Sold: HKD 23,750


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3

Good


Notes

This enamel was probably the one exhibited by Jean-François-Victor Dupont (1785-1863), in Geneva, Musée Rath, in 1826 (No. 43). Stella,Jacques Lyon, September 29, 1596 ?? Paris, April 29, 1657 Son of the Flemish painter Francois Stella, Jacques Stella moved to Rome in the 1623 following seven years working in the Medici granducal workshop in Florence where he became proficient at painting on hardstones and slate. In 1635, he returned to France and became court painter to Louis XIII.