Lot n° 150
1000 - 1500
Result with fees
: 1 170EUR
Coiffe de noce juive (Tadj Chechia), en deux parties, avec le cordon d'origine
Algeria, Tlémcen, mid-19th century
Of conical form, one in silver openwork and chased with decoration of crescents and "khamsa", under which is placed the one embroidered with golden metallic threads. Old inventory label. Marked. (249 g.)
H. 16 and 15 cm ; D. 15 and 16 cm
Former collection Edmonde Charles-Roux (Neuilly sur Seine 1920 - Marseille 2016).
Public sale : Tajan, Paris, December 2, 2008, lot 14 (part).
Edmonde Charles-Roux joined the French Resistance as a nurse. After the landing in Provence in August 1944, she joined General de Lattre's cabinet. She was awarded the Croix de Guerre and made a knight of the Legion of Honor in 1945 and received the distinction of "vivandière d'honneur". After the war, she distinguished herself as a woman of letters and great French journalist, she received the Goncourt Prize in 1966 for the novel "Forget Palermo". From 1983 to 2016 she was a member of the Goncourt Academy, which she chaired from 2002 to 2014.
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