Jean- Valentin Morel

Jean-Valentin Morel (1790-1860) trained under his father and through an apprenticeship with goldsmith Adrien-Maximillian Vachette, who produced gold boxes for Louis XVI and Napoleon. In 1818, Morel established his own business and registered his first mark on 2nd August 1827, specialising in high-quality inlay work and in the production of hard stone cups in a sixteenth-century revival style.