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…
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Enamelled Silver Gilt Necklace*
Elegant silver-gilt Victorian necklace with an upright oval semi-openwork plaque guilloché enamelled in a pale shade of mauve, edged with little sprigs of leaves on the inside and bordered with tiny seed pearls all around the outside.
In the centre is set a nicely convex mother-of-pearl oval.
This main feature is suspended on four short chains from a pair of mother-of-pearl side attachments connecting to the necklace chain, and two Mississippi pearl drops hang from the sides.
Completing the piece is a central drop formed from two linked bell-shapes, each decorated with seed pearls, suspending a circular disc set with mother-of-pearl.
Dating from circa 1890 and with the main feature measuring a fraction below 5.5 cm to the bottom of the centre drop.