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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J. Aitkin Enamelled Pansy Pendant*
Art Nouveau silver and enamel pendant in the form of a pansy flower by the Birmingham maker J. Aitkin & Son whose workshop was located in Spencer Street in that city.
Subtly three-dimensional, with the outline following the edges of the petals and vibrantly enamelled in shades of violet with a golden yellow and white centre.
The veins of the petals are beautifully detailed and the fine silver line around each petal adds to the look of quality.
Suspended from an oval ring on two short lengths of chain and finished below with a nicely shaped drop finished in matching colours.
Impressed on the reverse with the JA&S maker’s mark together with a Birmingham hallmark for the year 1918.
The flower is just over 2.5 cm wide, the length from the suspender ring to the bottom of the drop is 7 cm and the necklace chain is approximately 46 cm long.