Archibald Knox Gold Pendant for Liberty
Gold pendant with an openwork entrelac design from the drawing board of Archibald Knox and dating from circa 1905. Set with a central blister pearl drop and with a turquoise matrix lower drop, this pendant…
‘Lady on The Seine’ by Dietz Edzard*
Ornately framed oil on canvas by the German born artist Dietz Edzard (1893-1963). This is an atmospheric half length portrait of an elegantly dressed young woman taking refreshment whilst seated on a verandah raised above…
Loetz ‘Candia’ Vase with Silver Overlay
Little cabinet vase from Loetz in opaque ‘Candia’ glass with a trefoil rim, further decorated with an applied Art Nouveau ‘Silberiris’ design in pure silver. Loetz collaborated with a company in the US known as…
WMF Flower Dish
Pewter flower dish from WMF with the original green cut glass removable liner. So Art Nouveau, with its flowing outline, featuring an openwork whiplash design framing leaves and berries of ivy. Originally electro-plated but most…
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Art Nouveau Maiden Clock Garniture*
Very lovely French Art Nouveau clock garniture from around 1905 made and signed by Charles Bonnefond.
The extremely decorative case is made from gilded spelter and stands on four integral feet with the dial surrounded by a floral garland. A typically languid Nouveau maiden wearing a diaphanous gown is reaching up towards the flowers with her arms outstretched and appears to be flying through a starry night sky.
The garniture is completed by a matching pair of candlesticks, each of which holds two candles.
Some of the gilding has worn away over the years but overall the condition is very good. The movement, which is also French, has been serviced and cleaned and is in good working order.
The candlesticks are a little worn and one has damage to a foot, but the value of this item is in the clock itself which displays beautifully on its own if preferred.
The clock is approximately 33 cm. in height, with the candlesticks being a little shorter.