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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Limoges Gold Portrait Brooch
Convex circular 18 ct. gold brooch set in the centre with a Limoges enamelled profile portrait of a young lady.
Set against a dark background, the subtle shades of the girl's skin tones and her dark red hair contrast beautifully with the vivid colours on her headwear and bodice.
The openwork surrounding frame is ornately patterned, showing a scrolling detail divided by six heart shapes, the tips of which extend just beyong the outer rim. Each of the hearts has a little gold ball in its centre.
Signed on the back of the enamel plaque by the artist Thoumieux, Limoges.
No marks apparent other than the signature but the gold has been tested as 18 ct.
Early 1900's and in very good condition with an overall diameter of just a fraction below 4 cm.