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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French Gold and Enamel Brooch Pendant
Quite beautifully enamelled pendant in 18 ct. gold dating from circa 1900.
Almost certainly from the French city of Limoges which was the epicentre for the finest enamel work at that time.
The upright oval concave copper plaque features the image of a young winged cherub surrounded by flowers and leaves, mostly highlighted with foil backed enamelling, all against a deep red backdrop.
Counter enamelled on the back, the plaque is set in an ornate gold frame with a folded ribbon detail above and tiny pairs of leaves and a single flower below.
There is a pin on the back enabling this piece to be worn as a brooch at any time and for this purpose the chain is easily removed.
The length is 4.5 cm and the 9 ct. gold necklace chain, which has a barrel type clasp, is approximately 45 cm in length.