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Huge art nouveau silver rose stem brooch, signed Lexcellent.

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    Posted 6 years ago

    kyratango
    (429 items)

    When said huge, meant really HUGE!
    This brooch is realisticly hand made as a blooming rose with a bud, leaves and stem. 16cm long, flower 5cm wide.
    Mate Silver, bearing boar's head hallmark, signed L.Lexcellent and a Lorraine cross.
    All I found on this artist/maker is this:
    http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/jewelry/l-lexcellent-buckle-5002176-details.aspx
    Did any of you heard about him?

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    1. kyratango kyratango, 6 years ago
      Thanks aghcollect, freiheit, nutsabotas, geo, tom, vetraio, Windwalker, racer4four, and Phil for your loves :-))
    2. kyratango kyratango, 5 years ago
      Thank you BelleEpoque, Newtimes, valentino,Sean, moonstonelover, torakitty and drFluffy for loving it
      :-)
    3. kyratango kyratango, 5 years ago
      Just found another signed LEXCELLENT, lorraine cross too... But no more infos...
      http://www.ebay.fr/itm/Ecole-de-Nancy-tres-grande-broche-rose-en-argent-massif-epoque-Art-Nouveau-signe-/360992959816?pt=FR_JG_Art_Objets_XXeme&hash=item540cdb6d48
    4. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 5 years ago
      What a grand brooch, kyratango, love the size, the details, the patina, everything!
    5. kyratango kyratango, 5 years ago
      Katherine, thank you! Though difficult to wear due to the huge size, it is a conversation display piece!
    6. kyratango kyratango, 5 years ago
      Another, smaller!
      http://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item.view&alt=web&id=151544129112
    7. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
      Update: better pics, and thanks to Paris1925, David, for the advertisement for L.Léveillé!!!
    8. paris1925 paris1925, 4 years ago
      lexecllent -) pascale pas leveilé-) t'es tombée du lit? -)

      bzz bzz je continue abutiner sur la baie
    9. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
      Rhoooh... Une attaque d'Alzhei -mémère!
      Merci, je corrige :-)
    10. paris1925 paris1925, 4 years ago
      le leveillé c'est pour moi-) bon je cherche une carte postale de notre ami, ca va prendre un peu de temps mais.... derrick à pas dit son dernier mot.
    11. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
      D'où le lapsus :-)
      Va falloir chercher dans les stands... rien trouvé à part la station de métro Volontaires, mais vue sur Vaugirard!
    12. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      The rose reached Paris1925 museum collection, joining a little sister:
      http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/207687-l-lexcellent-rose-flower-silver-brooch?in=activity

      Bzzz David ;-)
    13. paris1925 paris1925, 3 years ago
      not only the fly and bzz can fly-) the roses should flying too-)
      comme dirait louis XIV en arrivant sur les hauteurs de Saverne et contemplant la plaine d'alsace, il s'exclama : quel beau jardin -)
      normal ya de jolies roses-)

    14. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      I hope the roses will find a Kauffer thistle fellow soon!
      Thanks for your sweet comment :-)

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