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    Posted 7 years ago

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    The wings finally landed!

    Seller delayed shipping for 10 days... GRRR!

    I used Judi Kins "diamond glaze", a water base varnish said to be self doming.

    3 layers applied in droplets with a toothpick on each face. Had to be very careful for not drowning the mount!

    The wings are now in correct position, holding perfectly secure on the turtle shell stem without any fixation other than the "prongs" at lower part.
    Happily they weren't glued, so I could carefully twist & pull them off :-).

    Though described as "argent massif" aka plain silver, metal is yellow, with grey tarnish on the edges and in the grooves between the enamel cells. I don't feel it to be gilded silver, neither low carat gold...

    Don't feel it either to be the quality expected from du Suau de la Croix, but the bi domed enamel is only attributed to him from my search...

    Update... IT IS SIGNED!

    Mystery Solved
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    1. kyratango kyratango, 7 years ago
      Part 1, before:
      Art nouveau domed plique à jour wings hair ornament. Part 1. | Collectors Weekly
    2. Wandlessfairy Wandlessfairy, 7 years ago
      This is soo beautiful and well done for finding it. Stunning.
    3. kyratango kyratango, 7 years ago
      Other wings by him, collection Musée d'Orsay:

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      Wandlessfairy, Lisa, thank you so much for your appreciation and loves, I'm still stumped to have such a piece and find it is signed!

      Aura, Thomas, LovelyPat, Zilla, big warm thanks for all your loves, and being so quick to visit :-))
    4. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 7 years ago
      Fantastic job, they are now amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! You are such a true artist, Pascale, this is just stunning, exquisite!!!!! WOW!!!!!
    5. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 7 years ago
    6. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 7 years ago
      A bang up job, as usual!!
    7. kyratango kyratango, 7 years ago
      Ken, thank you for your excellent and gorgeous comment ;-))

      Katherine, you're so kind! This diamond glaze stuff is great to give clear and domed effect to the repair. Thank you for your enthusiastic comment, my friend :-)

      Mrstyndall, thank you for your visit, love and gorgeous comment!

      Bonnie, thank you for your support in my repairs :-))))
    8. Manikin Manikin, 7 years ago
      Wow stunning !! love love
    9. Enameled_Beetle, 7 years ago
      What a beautiful piece! :)
    10. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 7 years ago
      Awesome for sure. Glad to see it's authentic and so beautiful!
    11. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 7 years ago
      Wow amazing!! Just beautiful and I can almost "see" your excitement at finding it was signed!!! Well done, just wonderful!!!
    12. bijoucaillouvintage bijoucaillouvintage, 7 years ago
      Such a great job you did, Pascale! Art Nouveau is proud of you!
    13. kyratango kyratango, 7 years ago
      Manikin, you are lovely! Thank you :-)

      Enameled_Beetle, thanks for your visit and beautiful comment!

      Sue! Yep, glad you're glad ;-) thank you!

      Judy, you could have heard my excitement too... the signature is on a sharp edge, nearly invisible to naked eye... thanks for your wonderful comment and love :-)

      Bijou... I'm blushing now... thank you!!!

      Many thanks to all of you, 24 lovers for your lovely visit :-)
    14. Roycroftbooksfromme1, 7 years ago
      I see I'm late for the Party,,,smiling ...You have to work on the GGGGGrrrr Thing Nice repair job as always and I bet it it will look great with the rest of your collection,,, '-)) Hmm your probably out in you new toy riding around I
    15. kyratango kyratango, 7 years ago
      Gary! No... not out with the new toy (a Renault Zoé...) man took it...
      I enjoy my 17 years old car for its last week of life :-( so sorry to have to let it go to the demolition for ecologic bonus...

      Thanks for the compliment on the GRrrr thing, and for your lovely visit! :-))))

      Thank you Martika for your love!
    16. Roycroftbooksfromme1, 7 years ago
      The man took it ..well shame on him..LOL I took one for a test ride right here ...looks cute ,even if I am a jeep guy... Maybe the man will let you drive it tooooo..later after he shakes it down '-))

      Enjoy the day ..,Much to do today....
    17. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 7 years ago
      Wow, this is the first I seen this wonderful piece, great work.
    18. kyratango kyratango, 7 years ago
      Thank you Jean for your appreciation, it is indeed a rare piece to come by :-)

      Roycroft, I drive it daily now, man take it to charge at work, lol!!!

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