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EDGAR GILSTRAP SIMPSON (1867 - 1945)

Important Glasgow Style Brooch

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EDGAR GILSTRAP SIMPSON (1867 - 1945)

Important Glasgow Style Brooch

Silver Abalone

W  9.40cm (3.70 in)  |  D  3.30cm (1.30 in)

Origin British, c. 1900
Marks 'ES' monogram verso
Case Fitted Case

Probably for securing a cloak, hence its large size & brass pin
cf. The Glasgow Style, Gerald & Celia Larner, 1979, pl. 190 Illustrated: Le Bijou Art Nouveau en Europe, Rolende van Strydonck de Burkel, 1998, p. 77 Lenton Times, Issue 29 illustrated p.11

Literature
Jewelry & Metalwork in the Arts & Crafts Tradition, Elyse Zorn Karlin, 1993, p. 92 ""Charles Rennie Mackintosh recommended Edgar Simson to Josef Hoffman of the Wiener Werkstatte when Mackintosh was unable to fill a request himself""

Price Code

Ref No   7319

Sold

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