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Murrle Bennett Pendant*
Silver and enamel pendant made by Murrle Bennett to a design by Archibald Knox.
With a shaped outline and an Art Nouveau design detail to the corners, the silver has a textured finish and surrounds a central egg-shaped plaque enamelled in deep blue shading upwards to a light blue-green.
Marked on the back with the MBCo maker’s mark together with the word silver.
Circa 1900. the pendant, including its bale is 4 cm in length and the silver chain measures 41 cm.
This is a classic Knox design, similar to three shown at the bottom of p. 255 of the book by Stephen A. Martin.