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Art Nouveau Plique-à-Jour Swan Pendant*
Heart-shaped Art Nouveau openwork silver pendant with an elegant swan set within the outer frame, its wings plique-à-jour enamelled in a shade of light green.
The body of the swan is set with faceted clear paste stones and its head is accented with green and black enamel.
A red paste stone is used for the bird’s eye and two similar coloured stones are set, one beneath the bird and the other in the little four-petalled flower that decorates the bale.
Marked for 935 silver and also showing a maker’s mark/monogram that appears to read HB, but we are unable to positively identify the maker from our reference books.
Measuring 4 cm in length, including the bale. The chain, which has a barrel type clasp, is approximately 40 cm long.