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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Silver and Enamel Winged Scarab Brooch*
Arts & Crafts Egyptian Revival scarab brooch in sterling silver and enamel dating from around the turn of the 19th/20th centuries.
A stylised winged scarab, its wings beautifully enamelled in shades of blue and green between the silver filigree work.
With a mother-of-pearl body and little seed pearls held between its legs, this delightful brooch is completed with a natural pearl drop and is identical to the pendant illustrated on page 38 of the Schiffer book Egyptian Revival Jewelry & Design by Dale Reeves Nicholls.
Also enamelled on the back, it has a width of 4.5 cm.