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Superb Winged Heart Brooch in the Pre-Raphaelite style



Superb Winged Heart Brooch in the Pre-Raphaelite style

Gold Silver Enamel Opal Diamond

H  4.90cm (1.93 in)  |  W  2.90cm (1.14 in)

Origin British, c. 1900
Marks 'Child & Child' monogram CC with a sunflower
Case Original Fitted Case

Original fitted case, the silk marked: 'Jewellers, 35 Alfred Place West, Child & Child, Queen's Gate, Gold and Silversmiths' This jewel reflects the influence of Sir Edward Burne-Jones

llustrated in our book:
Beatriz Chadour-Sampson & Sonya Newell-Smith, Tadema Gallery London Jewellery from the 1860s to 1960s, Arnoldsche Art Publishers, Stuttgart 2021, p. 238
Helen Ritchie Designers & Jewellery 1850-1940, Jewellery and Metalwork from the Fitzwilliam Museum, 2018, pp. 130-31 biography
Pre-Raphaelite to Arts & Crafts Jewellery, Charlotte Gere & Geoffrey C. Munn, 1996, page 148 similar jewels
Child and Child were specialist art jewellers. They were patronised by artists from the Pre-Raphaelite circle including Edward Burne Jones, William Holman Hunt and Sir Edwin Lutyens and by members of the Royal family such as Queen Victoria, King Edward V11 and Queen Alexandra, King George V and Queen Mary, and Alexandra, Empress of Russia

Price Code

Ref No   6218