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…
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…
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…
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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Large pewter platter which was originally intended as a serving dish for sliced meats – game in particular.
Designed by Franz Dautenberg and made by the German company Imperial Zinn in the very early 1900’s. This company was also known by the name Bitter & Gobbers, after the two founders.
Showing a very nicely detailed grouse (or is it perhaps a capercaillie ?) in flight, together with branches, needles and cones of forest pine trees. There is a blank cartouche at the top – so much better than those that display previously engraved initials.
In good clean condition, these days it would also be used for sandwiches or any other small hand-held food offerings. Marked and numbered beneath. The length is 52 cm and the width 28.5 cm.