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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

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

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

Probably for securing a cloak, hence its large size & brass pin

Literature
Elyse Zorn Karlin, Jewelry & Metalwork in the Arts & Crafts Tradition, 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"
cf. The Glasgow Style, Gerald & Celia Larner, 1979, pl. 190
Rolende van Strydonck de Burkel, Le Bijou Art Nouveau en Europe, 1998, illustrated p. 77
Lenton Times, Issue 29 illustrated p.11

Price Code

Ref No   7319

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