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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Carl Deffner Wine Cooler
Extremely rare two-bottle wine cooler from Carl Deffner of Esslingen, Germany.
Primarily of copper showing a strong Secessionist design on all four sides, and embellished with polished brass handles, rim and ball-shaped feet.
The original fitted perforated zinc insert, with two tubes, lifts out for cleaning and prior insertion of the bottles if preferred.
We have only ever come across one of these coolers previously and that one was missing its insert.
Dating from circa 1890 – 1900, the height to the rim is 23.5 cm and to the top of the handles just a fraction below 26 cm. Width between the handles is 38 cm.
Marked on the underside with the usual Carl Deffner initials and crossed halberds inside a shield and also showing the number 8.
This item is in excellent condition for its age with just a few very minor surface marks here and there.