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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Silver Necklace with Mother-of-Pearl and Moonstones
Very lovely English Arts & Crafts silver necklace with a large central mother-of-pearl plaque framed by silver wirework detail decorated with little silver balls.
This central feature is suspended on two pairs of short chains below smaller side attachments in the same style, each set with a moonstone cabochon.
A third moonstone set in silver forms the drop to complete an ornate and elegant design.
The chosen mother of pearl component has obviously been selected with great care and is very three-dimensional with good, dark colour.
We include a photo of the back of the necklace which illustrates the typical Arts & Crafts care and attention to detail that has been taken with the crafting of this piece which, we have been informed on very good authority, can be attributed to the Birmingham School.
All the chainwork is original including the toggle type fastener.
The central section measures 7 cm in length, including the drop and, opened out, the necklace has a total length of approximately 42 cm.