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…
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…
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…
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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Terracotta “Cleopatre” signed by Jacobs. The classical Egyptian temptress as interpreted by this highly regarded French sculptor. Attractively finished in a single rich reddish-brown colour, giving it a look almost of bronze.
Wearing an ornate costume and a head-dress decorated with precious stones, she carries the aloof expression that, according to legend, Mark Antony found irresistable.
There is a small piece missing from the frill of her costume but this is not very noticeable unless examined closely. Hardly surprising considering this bust is around 110 years old.
The height is approximately 50 cm.