Jacques-Henri Fauconnier


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(b 1779; d 1839). French silversmith. He trained in the workshop of Jean-baptiste-Claude Odiot and established his own workshop c. 1823. His silver inaugurated the Renaissance revival style in that medium. His work includes the Lafayette Vase (1830-35, Somerset House, London), a silver-gilt two-handled vase with scenes from the life of Marquis de Lafayette.

From The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.