Attributed to Charles Robert Ashbee (1863-1942), Superb Guild of Handicraft Pendant. Silver Gold Garnet Pearl. H 10.70 cm (4.21 in); W 4.70 cm (1.85 in). © Tadema Gallery.
This pendant can be attributed to Ashbee, as it shows the characteristics of his style, for example in the use of the foliage and the combination of materials such as silver, gold, garnet cabochons and blister pearls, for this cf. Charlotte Gere and Geoffrey Munn, Artist's Jewellery, Pre-Raphaelite to Arts and Crafts, Woodbridge 1989, Colour Plate 17.
Literature: cf. The Guild of Handicraft Limited, Silversmiths & Jewellers by Appointment to Her Majesty The Queen