, published about 1901 by the Librairie Centrale des Beaux-Arts, Paris, is considered the “bible” of decorative Art Nouveau elements. This exceptional collection of patterns and designs, a copy of which is in the Museum’s collection, was created by Georges Auriol (pseudonym for Jean-Georges Huyot, French, 1863– 1938), Alphonse Maria Mucha (Czech, 1860–1939), and Maurice Pillard Verneuil (French, 1869–1942). Our exquisite torsade necklace is adapted from a color pochoir (stencil) print in Combinaisons Ornementales
24K gold overlay, hand enameled, with turquoise-colored glass cabochons and five strands of lapis-colored glass beads. Hook closure. 16''L.