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FREDERICK JAMES PARTRIDGE (1877 - 1942)

Liberty & Co Tiara

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FREDERICK JAMES PARTRIDGE (1877 - 1942)

Liberty & Co Tiara

Cow's horn & moonstones

H  14.00cm (5.51 in)  |  W  9.00cm (3.54 in)

Origin British, c. 1900
Marks Original fitted case
Case Original Fitted Case
Condition Very good

'A tiara cleverly arranged to suggest barley corns glistening with the morning dew. Carved from cow's horn and set with moonstones'
Maker & Muse Women and the Early Twentieth Century Art Jewelry, The Richard H. Driehaus Museum, 2015, illustrated: front cover & page 45

Provenance
Original fitted case, the silk lining stamped:‘Liberty & Co, Regent Street, London’

Exhibitions
‘The Liberty Style’ Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum,
12th June – 25th July 1999, illustrated: catalogue number 256.

Literature
Tiaras, A History of Splendour, Geoffrey C. Munn, 2001; The Tiara as a Work of Art, illustrated page 344.
Jewellery 1789-1910, The International Era, Volume II, 1862-1910, Shirley Bury, 1991, illustrated page 717, colour plate 204.

Collections
Acquired by: The Richard H. Driehaus Museum

Price Code

Ref No   2852

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