Lovely Art Nouveau pendant enameled in lustrous aqua and blues. An interlacing silver foliate is in relief upon the enamel work with an additional enamel element rising on a chain above. A drop pearl suspension completes the elegant example from this famous workshop. Hallmarks: Charles Horner, Chester 1912. 1 1/4" L. pendant; 3 1/4" L. with suspended enamel
Lovely Art Nouveau bronze in the style of Alphonse Mucha. A maiden draped in a flowing gown sweetly holds a hand to her cheek. The fluid casting patinated in olive and deep golden tones stands upon a mottled green marble base. Inscribed Matin. Stamped Geschutzt in the bronze. Germany, circa 1900. 8 3/4" H.
Stunning Art Nouveau wine bottle stand made in Vienna by the Argentor workshop circa 1902. A frieze of elegant reticulated foliates rises above a raised support base. The tops of the six-leaf forms create a scallop-design opening. The Argentor firm, located in Wimbergerstrasser in Vienna, was founded by Ernst Russ and Adolf Wilhelm Hetzel. Illustrated in an early Argentor Werke catalog, page 82. 4 1/2" H.
Interlacing, high Art Nouveau rambling vines adorn the wine bottle stand. A central maiden with cascading hair in the manner of Alphonse Mucha is upon two sides of the stunning design. Made by the well-known WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) in Germany circa 1900. Impressed marks beneath. 3 1/4" H., 4 1/8" W.
Decanter extensively overlaid with abundant silver flowers upon a florette-and-lattice surround. The unusual and elegant bulbous form with tapering base has a curving handle completely covered in silver. An undulating neck with pouring lip holds a tall, tear- drop-form stopper with additional overlay flowers. Silver has detailed, hand-chased work. Marks for the Alvin workshop of Rhode Island, circa 1900. 10 1/4" H.
Soft lemon-yellow pastel L.C. Tiffany floriform vase with an onion-skin stretch, undulating rim. Opalescent and pearl-white ribbing highlight the form, which is supported by a footed base with an opal-white edge. Signed with number 1882, L.C. Tiffany Favrile; circa 1905. 8 7/8" H., 3" W.
L.C. Tiffany glass aqua footed bowl with radiating white foliate rib patterns. Flaring top has onion- skin-stretch effect. Supported by an opalescent stem and foot with an opal white edge. Retains original paper label upon pontil. Signed number 1700, L.C.T. Favrile; circa 1905. 3 1/4" H., 5 3/8" W.
Absolutely charming! Leatherbound book with sterling silver Art Nouveau cover. Burgundy leather with gilded title: "Royal Bijou Birthday Book." Silver florals in relief, as well as "BIRTHDAYS," are all Art Nouveau. Each birthdate is accompanied by its own poem by famous poets such as: Wordsworth, Burns, Milton and Tennyson. Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode, His Majesty's Printers. Very few entries to dates within its 377 pages. Marbelized first and last pages along with gilded page edges. Hallmarks: S. Blanckinsee, Birmingham 1905. 5/8" D., 1 7/8" W., 2 3/8" H.
Stunning Art Nouveau pendant from the Charles Horner workshop. A stylized, elongated foliate, as well as a suspended drop, are richly enameled in blues, green and aqua. A lustrous mabe pearl adorns the center of the lovely design. 1 7/8" L. Hallmarks: Charles Horner, Chester 1909. A similar pendant pictured in "Charles Horner of Halifax," by Lawson.
Lovely Art Nouveau pendant from the famous Charles Horner workshop in sterling silver and enamel. An oval enamel in lustrous cobalt and turquois is surrounded by reticulated foliates. Three round enamels as well as a suspended drop, all in purples, further enhance the elegant Art Nouveau design. 1 1/2" L. Signed with Charles Horner's well-known, intertwined CH registered trademark; Chester circa 1915. A similar pendant is pictured in "Charles Horner of Halifax," by Lawson.
Reticulated design typifies the fluidity of Art Nouveau with rambling, interlacing florals and vines. Top circumference is highlighted with open flower heads. Four footed florettes support the elegant bottle stand. Made by WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) in Germany circa 1907. Firm's makrs beneath.4 3/4" W., 4 1/8" H.
Highly stylized Doulton Lambeth Art Nouveau stoneware vase with robust, interlacing, tube-lined florals and vines. The tall, baluster form has energetic decoration in olive greens, light blues and sienna in relief against a mottled, rich blue and olive ground. Among artist marks are those of well-known Florence E. Barlow. The artist won many awards at exhibitions throughout her longevity at the Lambeth pottery, active 1873-1909. Impressed workshop marks along with date mark for 1904. 15" H.
Stunning design! A robust wide band of foliates in high relief encircles the wine, or Champagne cooler. Curving handles with scroll elements further enhance the elegant form. Made by the Orivit workshop, well-known for fine Art Nouveau design in Cologne, Germany circa 1910. 9 1/4" H., 11 1/2" W. to handles
Fine figural Art Nouveau silvered pewter liqueur service depicting a maiden upholding a cut crystal decanter. A fluid Jugendstil base holds six cordial tumblers. Stylized hand-cutting upon the decanter and tumblers is in a Secession design. Designed by Albert Mayer for WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) in Germany circa 1900. Firm's marks impressed upon base. Illustrated in "Art Nouveau Domestic Metalwork from Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik 1906," page XXXVII and page 129. 14 1/4" H., 13 1/4" L.
Simply beautiful Jugendstil bottle stand with undulating and reticulated design rising above an octagonal base. Made by the Orivit workshop in Germany circa 1904. An example pictured in the book titled, "Orivit," page 67. 3 5/8" H. 5 1/4" W.
Large Art Nouveau figural mirror. A lovely Alphonse Mucha-inspired maiden forms the mirror's stand. She gazes upward into her own boudoir mirror as her sweeping gown forms a tray beneath. The stunning high Art Nouveau design retains its original double-bevel curving mirror. A detailed cast bird in flight completes the polished pewter form. Germany circa 1900. 14"W., 18 1/2" H.
Stunning Art Nouveau Doulton Lambeth stoneware vase. Bulbous, baluster form has a celadon background with a large panel of energetically interlacing vines in high relief upon a cobalt ground. Rising flowers in relief further enhance the vase with glazes ranging from blues to sienna tones. Impressed Doulton Lambeth marks for period beginning circa 1902 to 1924. Decorator marks include those of Marion Holbrook. 13 3/8" H.
WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) Art Nouveau chamberstick with a stylized, sweeping, open handle. The unusual example has a hinged top storage compartment to hold matches. A striker is built into the top. The lovely Jugendstil design has foliates in relief to complete the design. Illustrated in the well-known WMF 1906 catalogue, page 117. Firm's marks upon the handle. Germany circa 1900. 5" W., 7" L.