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 Hammered Silver Box
Great little Arts & Crafts hammered silver box that’s full of character.
With a blank cartouche in the centre of the slightly domed lid, and fleur-de-lys decoration on all four sides.
The corners of both the box and its lid are reinforced with a sculpted design feature and the lid is secured by two long, shaped strappy hinges.
A chain with a bayonet fitted to the end is fixed to the front and this secures the lid when closed.
The box is lined with wood, probably cedar, and the underside has a black laquered covering that looks to be leather.
Hallmarked for the year 1903 and showing the somewhat indistinct maker’s mark of Wilson & Sharp.
A fraction over 11.5 cm wide, 9 cm deep and approximately 5 cm high to the top of the cartouche.
N.B. See our item no. 12570 for a similar box with the same design but slightly different dimensions, made by Sydney & Co. the year after this one.