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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Hammered Silver Box
Rectangular evenly hammered silver box with simple but elegant lines made by William Comyns & Sons, then of Beak Street in London and hallmarked for 1903.
With curved edges to the lid but otherwise ‘straight up and down’ in style, the hammered finish giving a real Arts & Crafts look.
The hinge runs the full length of the box and there is a plain, circular blank cartouche in the centre of the lid which, when opened reveals a gilded underside.
The interior is lined with cedar and incorporates two movable spacers. It is lined on the underside with black leather.
Almost certainly originally designed as a cigarette or cheroot box but equally useful for small trinkets of any kind, the box measures 19.5 X 9 cm and is 5.5 cm high overall.