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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Pendant from Charles Horner*
Silver pendant that, although unmarked, is undoubtedly from the workshops of Charles Horner.
In the form of four concentric circles, the outer square-sectioned frame enclosing a repeating coiled design in rope-patterned silver wire, further decorated at intervals with little clear paste stones. The inner circle abutts another, also displaying a rope pattern, which in turn encloses a gently convex honeycomb patterned meshwork, the overall design being completed with a collet set mother of pearl plaque in the centre.
The pendant hangs on two short lengths of chain from a mother-of-pearl set suspender which attaches to the necklace chain.
A little over 6.5 cm long from the top of the suspender, with the necklace chain measuring 40 cm.
The same honeycomb pattern can be seen on another Horner pendant illustrated on page 91 of the book by Tom J. Lawson.