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 Plique-à-Jour Pendant Necklace*
A very fine and distinctive Continental Arts & Crafts silver gilt pendant necklace set with pink tourmalines, aquamarines, sapphire and a large blister pearl in the centre of a zig-zag design plique-à-jour plaque.
The pearl is set at the top of the enamelled zig-zag to a flat back collet with filigree claws, and twisted wire bars. A pair of cabochon pink tourmalines is set on the lower edge of the plaque, beneath which is suspended the cushion shaped sapphire, surrounded with intricate wirework. Below this hang the three aquamarine drops.
On the original chain with its bolt ring clasp and in good conditon, with light wear to the gilding and just a little of the enamel deficient in the smallest areas.
Total length from the top of the pearl to the bottom of the longest drop is 50mm.
Provenance: Believed to have been the property of a teacher at Roedean School who, at the time, was very involved in the Arts & Crafts movement.