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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French Art Deco Display Figure
What a delightful character this chap is – a polychromed plaster original display figure from a Parisian store dating from the late 1920’s to early 30’s.
Unfortunately we don’t know what the product was that he was promoting but, judging by his smart outfit, he could well have originally been from a gentleman’s outfitters.
Is he a jazz musician perhaps, or a singer in one of the dance bands of the era? He certainly looks a real dandy and a proper ladies man with his confident pose and wide smile.
We just couldn’t resist him, and everyone who sees him reacts the same way, by immediately commenting and smiling.
This good sized figure looks great on display, being around 47 cm high, with the base approximately 15 cm square.