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FRANCES McNAIR (1873 - 1921)

Arts & Crafts Angel Brooch


FRANCES McNAIR (1873 - 1921)

Arts & Crafts Angel Brooch

Silver, enamel

Origin Scottish, c. 1900
Marks Verso 'R'
Case Fitted Case

Brooch in silver and enamel: Glasgow School, attributed to Frances McNair née Macdonald.

A group of Jewelry, attributed to McNair & engraved to the reverse with the letter R was sold at Christies, London, in 1992.
For similar examples of jewelry in this group with this marking see Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Accession Numbers 2021.7.6. & 2021.7.5

llustrated in our book:
Beatriz Chadour-Sampson & Sonya Newell-Smith, Tadema Gallery London Jewellery from the 1860s to 1960s, Arnoldsche Art Publishers, Stuttgart 2021, p. 190
cf. Twentieth-century Jewellery, From Art Nouveau to Contemporary Design in Europe and the United States, Alba Cappellieri, 2010, Illustrated p.86

Acquired by National Museums Scotland

Price Code

Ref No   1084