12 août 2017

Attributed to Charles Robert Ashbee (1863-1942), Superb Guild of Handicraft Pendant

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,... [Lire la suite]
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20 juillet 2011

"Jewels, Gem, and Treasures: Ancient to Modern" @ Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA)

John Paul Cooper (English, 1869–1933) English, Arts and Crafts, 1908. Gold (15 kt), ruby, moonstone, pearl, amethyst, and chrysoprase. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Gift of Susan B. Kaplan. Photo: © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston BOSTON.- As the saying goes, “diamonds are a girl’s best friend”—at least in modern times—but as the exhibition Jewels, Gem, and Treasures: Ancient to Modern illustrates,ornaments made of ivory, shell, and rock crystal were prized in antiquity, while jewelry made of diamonds, emeralds, sapphires, rubies, and... [Lire la suite]