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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Goldscheider Girl with Jewelled Tiara*
Beautiful Goldscheider terracotta bust of a young woman created by the artist Montenave circa 1903.
She wears a headdress decorated with glass opals and has her hair enclosed in a net at the sides and back.
Her off-the-shoulder chemise has a delightful floral detail at the top, and the folds in the delicate material as it hangs down over her body are perfectly sculpted.
Although she is not named, this is a young girl with fine features who looks to be of noble birth and she is modelled holding her head confidently while looking slightly to her left.
Pretty much life size at approximately 67 cm tall and with a width of 35cm.
There are a total of seven opals, three of which are boat-shaped while four are circular. One round opal has a hairline crack.
Numbered verso 2664/70/13, signed by the artist at the base and with the usual Goldscheider plaque.
Lit: Dechant / Goldscheider pp. 54 and 364, and pictured on back of dust jacket. Also Pinhas p. 58