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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Plique-à-Jour Scarab Brooch*
Super Egyptian Revival winged scarab brooch in 935 silver and plique-à-jour enamel, with an oval carnelian cabochon set in the centre, the enamel reflecting the colour of the stone.
Further embellished with marcasite along the leading and trailing edges of the wings and forming the eyes.
A very well made brooch with the silver content clearly marked on the back.
Measuring approximately 5.75 cm wide and dating from the mid 1920’s.
A very similar brooch is illustrated on page 69 of the Egyptian Revival book by Dale Reeves Nichols.