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 Nouveau Mirror Pendant*
Quite beautiful early French Art Nouveau silver gilt and enamel pendant that slides open to reveal a mirror.
Featuring a fine portrait of a noble young woman, the pendant has an irregular outline bordered by long strappy green enamelled leaves which frame sinuous silver gilt stems, from which little bell shaped flowers are suspended over the outer edges of the portrait.
Each of the flowers is detailed with tiny seed pearls, which are also set beneath the pair of leaves at the base, together with two little rubies.
The dedicated bale continues the theme of bell flowers and green leaves and a fine baroque pearl, caged in gold covered wire, forms the drop.
Suspended on an unusual necklace chain comprising linked short rods in matching green enamel, which is fittedwith a barrel type clasp.
The mirror plate, as with many of these old mirror pendants, is showing signs of age as can be seen in our photograph, but we consider that this is simply part of the history of this unique piece.
Late 1800’s and just a fraction over 8.5 cm in length, including the bale and drop. The necklace chain is approximately 64 cm in length.