ART NOUVEAU

'Hedera' Pendant

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ART NOUVEAU

'Hedera' Pendant

Silver, malachite, demantoid garnets

H  8.50cm (3.35 in)  |  W  5.80cm (2.28 in)

Origin French, c. 1905
Marks Boar's head
Case Fitted Case
Condition Very good
Weight 31.00 Grams

A good French Art Nouveau pendant in the manner of Lucien Gaillard in silver, malachite & demantoid garnet. Ivy's symbolism as an evergreen goes back to Celtic & Pagan origins & has carried on continually through to the present day. A lovely anniversay or friendship gift

Literature
Illustrated in our forthcoming book:
Beatriz Chadour-Sampson & Sonya Newell-Smith, Tadema Gallery London Jewellery from the 1860s to 1960s, Arnoldsche Art Publishers, Stuttgart 2021, p. 239

Price Code

Ref No   6208

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