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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Scandinavian Silver and Amber Beetle*
Huge silver brooch and/or pendant in the form of a beetle, set with an amber body.
Gently contoured, with its rounded head, complete with bulging eyes, six legs, and folded wings all fashioned from silver and a narrow strip of silver running centrally down its back in a straight line over the amber.
At the front, its little feelers curl under, forming a fixed bale through which the silver chain can easily be thread should it be worn as a pendant.
On the back is fixed a substantial pin with a roll-over clasp for use as a brooch.
No marks at all but we feel sure its Scandinavian, although from precisely which country we are unsure.
Measuring 10.5 cm in length, with the necklace chain approximately 61 cm long.