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FRANCES THALIA HOW (worked 1896-1928)

'Prologues' An Important Livery Collar


FRANCES THALIA HOW (worked 1896-1928)

'Prologues' An Important Livery Collar

Silver set with opals, emeralds & fire opals

H  8.50 cm (3.35 in)  |  W  14.00 cm (5.51 in)  |  L  122.00 cm (48.03 in)

Origin England, 1907
Condition Very good
Weight 486.00 Grams

FRANCES THALIA HOW (Exhibited 1896-1928)
& JEAN MILNE (Exhibited 1904-1917)
An Important Livery Collar exhibited by the
Eager Heart Company
The central heart-shaped panel with pierced, chased & repousse figures, illustrating the Art of Giving.
An elaborate mantle of laurel leaves surmounts a pierced inscription ‘Eager Heart’ 1907. The other seven panels, worked in the same manner, illustrating various charitable acts, joined with an elaborate linked chain, with Celtic knots & foliage.
H: 8.5 cm (3.35 in) W: 14 cm (5.51 in) L: 122 cm (48.03 in)
Central panel length: 14cm Width: 8.5cm
Stamped makers’ marks. Marked on the reverse of the central panel:‘To the Glory of God in the Service of Life, In Memoriam E.F' Inscribed: 'Presented by the First Prologue 1904 to the Company of Eager Heart 1907'

1910 Arts & Crafts Exhibition, no 274.
Their address was 72, Pembroke Walk Studios, Kensington.

The Dictionary of British Artists 1880-1940.
The Directory of Gold & Silversmiths, Jewellers & Allied Traders, 1838-1914, John Culme, London 1987, page 240, ref. 7541

Price Code

Ref No   1410