03 January 2018

“Jewelry, Signs of the Times” at La Reine Margot Gallery

The owner of this gallery and archaeology specialist Gilles Cohen sometimes asks contemporary creators to design mounts for his archaeological treasures: Roman intaglio, Mesopotamian seals, Phoenician glass paste beads … A post-modernist approach followed this time by Jean Grisoni (a regular visitor to the gallery, who also designed the exhibition setting), Yves Gratas, Ambroise Degenève, Bénédikt Aïchelé and Marie Seguy.

Until 7 February 2018.

  • Patrick de Pertat - Gold ring with a jasper intaglio

  • Ambroise Degenève - Necklace made of agate beads

  • Jean Grisoni - Silver signet ring with a soapstone beetle engraved with a Toutmosis III cartouche

  • Yves Gratas - Gold pendant with a lapis lazuli Mesopotamian seal of the second millennium BC

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