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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Portrait of a Nobelwoman by A. Soustre
Circular enamel on copper half-length portrait of a young woman by the highly regarded Limoges enamelier Antoine Soustre.
Dressed in a full bolero top embellished with finely embroidered attachments and with a lacy cap on her head, she stands out quite beautifully from the dark leafy background incorporating shades of green, pink and blackcurrant.
The enamels on the strongly coloured areas are enhanced with the incorporation of paillons.
Soustre was artistically active during the period towards the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries and his enamel works are now keenly sought after.
In excellent condition and set in a dark stained wood mount, within an ornate gilded frame.
The overall size is 34 cm square with the enamel image having a diameter of 18 cm.