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
Exhibited: “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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