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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Arts & Crafts Enamelled Portrait Pendant
Quite splendid and extremely striking upright oval pendant featuring a beautifully enamelled portrait in profile of a young noblewoman.
Probably French in origin and dating from the late 19th. century, the gently contoured enamelled plaque has been carefully claw set into a fine silver mount, almost certainly by one of the unsung heroes of the Arts & Crafts movement here in England.
Silver wirework detail to the outside edge is topped with a pair of acanthus type leaves, with little garnet cabochons set at their tips.
Three small flowers adorn the outside edges of the wirework frame, the top two testing as sodalite and the lower one being a carnelian.
Complete with its original dedicated bale and with a very fine Art Nouveau necklace chain which suits the pendant perfectly.
The plaque, which is counter enameled on the back, measures 6.5 cm by a fraction over 5 cm and the pendant, including the bale, is 9 cm in length.
The necklace chain is 55 cm long.