GEORGIE GASKIN (1866-1934)

ARTHUR JOSEPH GASKIN (1862-1928)

'Loves Garland' Brooch

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GEORGIE GASKIN (1866-1934)

ARTHUR JOSEPH GASKIN (1862-1928)

'Loves Garland' Brooch

Silver, gold, opal, pink tourmaline, blister pearl and emerald paste.

H  7.10 cm (2.80 in)  |  W  6.90 cm (2.72 in)

Origin United Kingdom, 1912
Marks 'G' verso
Case Original Fitted Case
Condition Very good
Weight 22.80 Grams

This Triangular Corsage Brooch 'Loves Garland' by Arthur Gaskin and his wife Georgie is a fine example of their romantic Arts & Crafts jewelry.

Provenance
From the collection of Laurence W. Hodson (1863-1933), thence by descent.

Exhibitions
To be exhibited at the forthcoming exhibition: “Jewellery. materials craft art” at the National Museum Zurich from 19.05.2017 – 22.10.2017
Exhibited 'Arthur and Georgie Gaskin', City Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham 11 February - 21 March 1982. Item G40 in the exhibition catalogue and illustrated on page 86.
The Fine Art Society, London 29 March - 30 April, 1982.

Literature:
The catalogue entry states this piece was previously exhibited at W.T Whitely 'The Arts and Crafts' Society Exhibition at the Grosvenor Gallery in 1912, where it was illustrated in 'The Studio vol LVII and priced at £12 12s 0d. The original pencil drawing for this piece is in the 'Drawing Book' by Arthur and Georgie Gaskin (Victoria and Albert Museum ref: E 672709 1969), where all the stones in the piece are labelled, showing that the missing drop was an opal which we have reinstated.

Price Code

Ref No   7964

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