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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Georges Pierre Carved Horn Pendant*
French Art Nouveau carved horn pendant titled ‘Wings’ by Georges Pierre dating from the early 1900’s.
Depicting the stylised open wings of a bird within a wing-shaped frame and said to show the bird, seen from below, grasping the central coloured glass cabochon in its talons.
With a slender, tapering bead forming the drop below, the pendant is a picture of Art Nouveau elegance.
Attached to a long dark tan coloured cord decorated with two sets of three beads on each side, which simply fits over the head, having a length of approximately 90 cm.
The pendant is just a fraction below 7 cm wide and is signed on the back with the usual GIP initials.
Lit: Nature Transformed, Macklowe Gallery, p. 69