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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Le Verre Francais Cameo Glass Bowl
Very fine Art Deco cameo glass bowl from the Schneider Glassworks under their Le Verre Francais banner.
This was a range of designs specially made at the time for high end retail stores in Paris and other major cities of the world.
Circular and fairly deep for its size, rising gently outwards before narrowing more accutely towards the top.
Three slow moving geckos surround the bowl, each one hunting down the dragonflies that are gathered towards the opening. Their long tails and back legs are seen against a darker stylised stony backdrop.
The rich red brown colour of the subjects contrasts beautifully with the mottled yellow background of the bowl.
Circa 1920’s and just a touch over 11 cm high by approximately 16.5 cm wide. The opening has a diameter of a little over 7 cm.
Signed Le Verre Francais towards the foot.