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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Carved Horn Pendant ‘Hidden Berries’ Signed Bonté
French Art Nouveau carved horn pendant by Elizabeth Bonté in the form of a number of downward pointing leaves partially covering a cluster of berries just inside the lower part of the tapering frame.
Finished in a mix of pink and golden yellow, with a rosy-pink glass cabochon set in the centre and a matching elongated drop below.
The doubled necklace cord is set at intervals with further beads and is simply tied at the ends in the usual way.
Signed on the back and measuring approximately 10.5 cm long including the drop, with the cord having a length of around 66 cm.
Lit: Nature Transformed, Macklowe Gallery, p. 59