Newsletter no. 34

Monday 30 October 2023

Each week discover the exhibitors of FAB PARIS 2023.

This week, discover a brooch by René Lalique chosen by Orpheo Genève, a console by Georges Jacob exhibited by Galerie Léage and a diamond ring by Belperron proposed by Galerie Bernard Bouisset.

Orpheo Genève

Orpheo Genève specializes in the purchase, sale and appraisal of antique and historic jewelry, precious stones, collectible watchesand unusual art objects.

Cyrille de Foucaud founded Orpheo Genève more than 20 years ago, sharing his passion for rare and unique objects that create emotion.

He comes from a family of merchants who were originally authorized to test the title of gold in 1026, and who are now recognized as the leading authority on jewels of royal and imperial origin, at the Place Vendôme.

Orpheo Genève travels the world in search of exceptional jewelry and objects, offering a personalized choice to an international private clientele.

René Lalique (1860-1945) Brooch “devant de corsage” c. 1890

René Lalique
Brooch “devant de corsage”
c. 1890
Gold and silver, articulated with 8 gooseberry leaves set
with old-cut diamonds
23 cm x 7,5 cm
Signed René Lalique.

Galerie Léage

Galerie Léage has specialized in 18th-century furniture and art objects since 1972. Guillaume Léage is today at the head of the gallery. Heir to five generations of antique dealers, he promotes a modern and demanding vision of the 18th century and its finest craftsmen. He carefully selects exceptional furniture and art objects from the Louis XIV, Louis XV and Louis XVI periods, of royal or aristocratic origin, or with an equivalent in a museum or major private collection. These objects perpetuate the values of excellence that distinguish the “Léage taste”.

The gallery has won the trust of collectors worldwide, and curators of important museums around the globe. Many of its objects are now part of major museums’ collection. The gallery also regularly organizes exhibitions in Paris, in collaboration with renowned collectors, leading galleries and foundations specializing in ancient, modern or contemporary art.

Georges Jacob
Console commissioned by the Princess of Conti
for the Salon de compagnie of the Hôtel du Lude, 1776
Carved and white lacquered wood,
95 x 183 x 73 cm.

Commissioned in 1776 by Marie-Fortunée d’Este-Modène (1731-1803),
Princess of Conti, for the Salon de compagnie of the Hôtel du Lude,
rue Saint-Dominique in Paris.

Galerie Bernard Bouisset

Since 1992, the Bernard Bouisset Gallery has specialised in rare, high quality antique jewelry. Most of the pieces are signed and chosen for their aesthetic qualities.

The collection includes rare and exquisite pieces by famous jewelry such as Van Cleef & Arpels, Boucheron, Chaumet, Bulgari, Mauboussin…

For the last twenty years, it has regularly taken part in fairs including the Paris Biennale, BRAFA Art-Fair, PAD Paris.

Suzanne Belperron (1900-1983) Bandeau ring c. 1935

Suzanne Belperron
Bandeau ring
c. 1935
Platinum. Center diamond weight: 7,17 carats
(Olivier Baroin certificate).


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