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Silver Ovide Yencesse mother and child pendant

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Posted 1 year ago

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Newtimes
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I bought this pendant a few months ago. I just had to have it.
Its made by Ovide Yencesse (1869-1947), a French medaillist and sculptor.
Its about 3cm wide and 2cm high. Its a bit dirty on the back but Iwill have to leave it like that, I don't want to ruin the nice patina!
There exists also a bronze plaquette and a lot of medals with the same image.
The style is really impressionistic. Its very low relief and blurred. So when I bouht it I almost thought it was worn. But thats just the way it was made. It looks stunning on a black dress.
I absolutely love it and I'm never going to part with it!

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  1. BHock45 BHock45, 1 year ago
    All I can say is wow. I am speechless....wow wow wow. very jealous. Great decision to buy this one!
  2. Newtimes Newtimes, 1 year ago
    Thanks BHock45 for your comment and for the love.
    Thanks BELLING68, BHock45 and Woman34 for loving it
  3. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 1 year ago
    OK, me want! I love ..love ..love this! I would love to be in your family of good taste and inherit :) You are very blessed to have such great pieces!!!
  4. Agram.m Agram.m, 1 year ago
    Very lovely picture of mother and child.
  5. Newtimes Newtimes, 1 year ago
    Moonstonelover21, I would love to have your knowledge about fine jewelry and your collection! :-)
    I love the hunt...always awsome to discover a new treasure
  6. Newtimes Newtimes, 1 year ago
    Thanks Manikin, Agram.M, Moonstonelover21, Hunter, lisa and Pops52 for the love
  7. vetraio50 vetraio50, 1 year ago
    A real treasure!
  8. valentino97 valentino97, 1 year ago
    You should post the 4th picture of you wearing it w/your black dress! So beautiful. I wouldn't part w/it either.
  9. Newtimes Newtimes, 1 year ago
    Thanks valentino97, Toolate2 and vetraio50 for loving it.
    valentino97 Im a bit too shy for that, mabye another time
  10. LOUMANAL LOUMANAL, 1 year ago
    Is it glue that's on the back? if yes, then maybe using a Qtip wetted with lighter fuel, you could remove the glue or even rubbing alcohol. Try it on the leaf...lower left first. I would not try anything harsher than that. It is a remarkable piece!! LOUMANAL
  11. Newtimes Newtimes, 1 year ago
    Loumanal, thanks for the tip. I will definatly try that
  12. davyd286, 1 year ago
    Beautiful image!
  13. Newtimes Newtimes, 1 year ago
    Thanks davyd286 for the love
  14. Newtimes Newtimes, 1 year ago
    Thanks gale50, Phil,kygurl32 and bratjdd for the love
  15. AmberRose AmberRose, 1 year ago
    Beautiful!
  16. Newtimes Newtimes, 1 year ago
    Thanks AmberRose for the love. Its nice so many people like my pendant
  17. Newtimes Newtimes, 1 year ago
    Loumanal, I removed the glue on the back thanks to your tip. So now its even nicer!
  18. vintagejewel vintagejewel, 1 year ago
    Stunning!
  19. Newtimes Newtimes, 1 year ago
    Thanks everybody for your nicecomments and for appreciating my pendant!
  20. sarahoff sarahoff, 1 year ago
    Newtimes this is and amazing pendant, what wonderful detail!
  21. Newtimes Newtimes, 1 year ago
    Thank you sarahoff for appreciating my pendant.

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