HENRY WILSON (1864-1934)

The Apollo Necklace

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HENRY WILSON (1864-1934)

The Apollo Necklace

Gold, chalcedony & amethyst

H  8.00 cm (3.15 in)  |  W  40.00 cm (15.75 in)

Origin United Kingdom, c. 1904
Marks '18' & 'HW' monogram
Condition Very good
Weight 25.50 Grams

The Apollo Necklace is superb & well-documented.
Henry Wilson was a prolific architect, jeweller and designer. His jewellery is original and of the highest quality.
H: 8 cm (3.15 in) W: 40 cm (15.75 in)

Provenance
This necklace was a gift to Lady Llewellyn-Smith and was commissioned by Sir Hubert Llewellyn-Smith from Henry Wilson, predating another commission by Sir Hubert, an enamelled Tiara 1909 now in the collection of the Goldsmiths' Company, London.

Exhibitions
To be exhibited at the forthcoming exhibition: “Jewellery. materials craft art” at the National Museum Zurich from 19.05.2017 – 22.10.2017

Literature:
Volume of Henry Wilson's Designs for Jewellery & Silverwork, Victoria & Albert Museum, department of prints & drawings E.669 (120)-1955
Jewellery History Today, The magazine of The Society of Jewellery Historians, Issue 13 -Winter 2012, 'A personal commission by Henry Wilson' illustrated p.15

Price Code

Ref No   7619

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