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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Kayserzinn Sleeping Venus Pin Tray
Small pewter pin tray, or plate as it is noted in the Kayserzinn reference book. It is in the shape of an open shell and depicts the nude Venus sleeping, resting her head on one hand and with her long hair billowing out on either side. She has her legs drawn up towards her middle and looks very peaceful.
Marked Kayserzinn at the top right edge and signed somewhat indistinctly by the artist who, according to the book, was F. Dorrenbach.
Dating from around 1900, the pewter has naturally dulled over the years resulting in a pleasingly dark shade and still shows good definition to the detail of the design.
Approximately 20 cm wide and standing around 3.5cm high on its three rounded feet. Recorded as model no. 4136 although this number is not apparent.
Lit: Kayserzinn Jugendstil Pewter from Cologne, pp 75, 131 and 166