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Posted 8 months ago

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kyratango
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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!
Cte DU SUAU DE LA CROIX!

Mystery Solved

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  1. kyratango kyratango, 8 months ago
    Part 1, before:
    Art nouveau domed plique à jour wings hair ornament. Part 1. | Collectors Weekly
    http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/221358-art-nouveau-domed-plique-jour-wings-h?in=user#comment-1050940
  2. Wandlessfairy Wandlessfairy, 8 months ago
    This is soo beautiful and well done for finding it. Stunning.
  3. kyratango kyratango, 8 months ago
    Other wings by him, collection Musée d'Orsay:

    c02b3046f67efe00af32dd1ad291b2b6.jpg (421×489)
    https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/564x/c0/2b/30/c02b3046f67efe00af32dd1ad291b2b6.jpg


    13-522217.jpg (758×556)
    http://www.photo.rmn.fr/CorexDoc/RMN/Media/TR1/NH7GO5/13-522217.jpg

    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. nutsabotas6 nutsabotas6, 8 months ago
    Wow ! You did an Excellent Job !!
    It's Gorgeous ! :)
  5. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 8 months ago
    Fantastic job, they are now amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! You are such a true artist, Pascale, this is just stunning, exquisite!!!!! WOW!!!!!
  6. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 8 months ago
    Gorgeous!!
  7. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 8 months ago
    A bang up job, as usual!!
  8. kyratango kyratango, 8 months 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 :-))))
  9. Manikin Manikin, 8 months ago
    Wow stunning !! love love
  10. Enameled_Beetle Enameled_Beetle, 8 months ago
    What a beautiful piece! :)
  11. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 8 months ago
    Awesome for sure. Glad to see it's authentic and so beautiful!
  12. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 8 months ago
    Wow Pascale.....how amazing!! Just beautiful and I can almost "see" your excitement at finding it was signed!!! Well done, just wonderful!!!
  13. bijoucaillouvintage bijoucaillouvintage, 8 months ago
    Such a great job you did, Pascale! Art Nouveau is proud of you!
  14. kyratango kyratango, 8 months 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 :-)
  15. Roycroftbooksfromme1 Roycroftbooksfromme1, 8 months ago
    I see I'm late for the Party,,,smiling ...You have to work on the GGGGGrrrr Thing ...lol 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 bet...lol
  16. kyratango kyratango, 8 months 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!
  17. Roycroftbooksfromme1 Roycroftbooksfromme1, 8 months 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 '-))

    http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/renault/zoe/98060/new-renault-zoe-2017-review-pictures#4

    Enjoy the day ..,Much to do today....
  18. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 7 months ago
    Wow, this is the first I seen this wonderful piece, great work.
  19. kyratango kyratango, 7 months 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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