FREDERICK JAMES PARTRIDGE (1877 - 1942)

Guild of Handicraft Serpent Hair Pin

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FREDERICK JAMES PARTRIDGE (1877 - 1942)

Guild of Handicraft Serpent Hair Pin

Silver, plique-à-jour enamel, opals

H  22.00cm (8.66 in)  |  W  6.50cm (2.56 in)

Origin British, c. 1900
Case Fitted Case
Condition Very good

A wonderful serpent hair pin by Fred Partridge. The silver base unscrews to facilitate fitting.

Literature
Fritz Falk, Serpentina - Snake Jewellery from around the World, 2011, illustrated fig. 143.
Nancy N. Schiffer, Silver Jewelry Designs, 1996, illustrated p. 49
cf. The Guild of Handicraft Limited, Silversmiths & Jewellers by Appointment to Her Majesty The Queen, 1905-06, catalogue 14, p.78 illustrates a hat pin with the same silver filagree stopper.

Price Code

Ref No   1193

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