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 Pendant by Fahrner for Murrle Bennett*
Pendant made in Pforzheim by the Fahrner company for Murrle Bennett & Co.
Crafted in silver and gold, set with green chrysoprase cabochons and further detailed with green and dark blue enamelling.
Very 3-dimensional, with the forward part, including its arched wirework detail, being in gold and the area behind the stones featuring the enamelling, in silver.
Completed with an oval green chrysoprase drop which is also set in a gold mount.
The pendant is marked on the back both TF and MBCo and also for 950 silver.
Just a fraction below 5.5 cm long, including the bale and drop, with the necklace chain, which has a barrel type clasp, measuring 47 cm.
A similar pendant to this but with different stones, is illustrated on p. 164 of the book Art Nouveau Jewellery from Pforzheim.