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 Nude with Large Shell*
Rarely seen Art Nouveau polychromed terracotta figure of a young semi-nude maiden standing on an ornate plinth, leaning forwards and holding in front of her a large shell.
With just a small amount of drapery curled around her back and falling to the floor at her feet, and her hair styled in a chignon, she’s the epitome of Art Nouveau style.
The almost round, very slightly dished shell is offered forward as a visiting card or letter tray, and this figure would probably have been placed in the entrance hall of a home in those times.
Designed for Goldscheider by the in-house artist E. Tell circa 1900 and showing his signature together with the Goldscheider plaque and the numbers 2046/98/22.
The condition is good, commensurate with age, with just a little wear here and there to the green, beige and brown painted finish.
Approximately 60 cm high by 41 wide and 50 deep.
Lit: Dechant/Goldscheider p. 343, Pinhas p. 63