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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Jugendstil Gold and Plique-à-Jour Pendant
Very lovely German Jugendstil 18 ct. gold pendant featuring the portrait in profile of a young woman, her hair in a chignon and with her left hand touching her right shoulder.
The portrait is set against a plique-à-jour enamelled background, divided into a number of randomly shaped cells in a frosted pearly shade.
Somewhat heart-shaped in outline and set with tiny diamonds at the three corners and in the drop below. A little faceted ruby sits centrally immediately above the girl’s image and the pendant is further decorated with pearls, one being at the foot of the drop.
No marks but almost certainly from one of the Pforzheim based craftsmen and dating circa 1900 or perhaps a little earlier.
Including the decorative bale and the drop, the pendant is 5 cm in length, with the 9 ct. gold fine necklace chain measuring 40 cm.