FREDERICK JAMES PARTRIDGE (1877-1942)

Guild of Handicraft Serpent Hair Pin

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FREDERICK JAMES PARTRIDGE (1877-1942)

Guild of Handicraft Serpent Hair Pin

Silver Plique-à-jour enamel Opal

W  6.50 cm (2.56 in)  |  L  22.00 cm (8.66 in)

Origin British, c. 1900
Case Fitted Case
Condition Very good

A wonderful serpent hair pin by Fred Partridge. The silver base unscrews to facilitate fitting.

Literature:
Serpentina - Snake Jewellery from around the World, Fritz Falk, 2011, illustrated pl.143.
The Art Workers' Quarterly, July 1904, pl. no. 2
Silver Jewelry Designs, Nancy N. Schiffer, 1996, illustrated p.49
Jewelry & Metalwork in the Arts & Crafts Tradition, Elyse Zorn Karlin, 1993, p.87
The Guild of Handicraft Limited, Silversmiths & Jewellers by Appointment to Her Majesty The Queen, p.78

Price Code

Ref No   1193

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