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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Waterside Scene with Rainbow attr. to Fleetwood Varley
Simply beautiful enamelled waterside scene with trees in the foreground and a rainbow in the sky above, partially reflected in the water.
The colours are so carefully chosen, with subtle gold highlights and a dusting beneath the trees giving the suggestion of wild flowers growing amongst the grass.
Many hours of highly skilled labour must have gone into producing this picture which has been set in a recessed black lacquered frame which helps to protect the surface.
Strongly attributed to Charles Fleetwood Varley, much of whose work remained unsigned, especially when produced for those retailers he supplied, including Liberty.
The overall size of the framed picture is a tiny fraction over 11.5 cm high by a touch below 21 cm wide. The visible enamelled plaque measures just over 6 cm high by 15 cm wide.
Circa 1905 and in very good condition.