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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Oil on Canvas by Guglielmo Ciardi
Framed oil on canvas of a balcony scene with a view of a tranquil bay in the background together with a hillside village close to the edge of the shore.
Scarlet coloured flowers grow among the balcony's balustrade supports and are climbing upwards on the trunk of a small tree on the left of the picture, the whole scene looking very Mediterranean.
Painted by the Italian artist Guglielmo Ciardi who was born in Venice in 1842, studied at the Venice academy of Fine Arts and went on to teach there for a time. He regularly exhibited at the academy and also at the Società Promotrice di Belle Arti.
Ciardi was awarded a gold medal at the San Francisco Exhibition in 1915 and died in 1917.
Signed at bottom right, the overall size is 66.5 by 77.5 cm with the visible image measuring aproximately 48 X 59.5 cm.