ARTHUR & GEORGIE GASKIN 'Loves Garland' Brooch

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This Triangular Corsage Brooch 'Loves Garland' by Arthur Gaskin and his wife Georgie is a fine example of their romantic Arts and Crafts jewelry.
Signed 'G' verso. Original fitted case.
Silver, gold, opal, pink tourmaline, blister pearl and emerald paste.
Provenance: From the collection of Laurence W. Hodson (1863-1933), thence by descent.
To be exhibited at the forthcoming exhibition: “Jewellery. materials craft art” at the National Museum Zurich from 19.05.2017 – 22.10.2017
Exhibited 'Arthur and Georgie Gaskin', City Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham 11 February - 21 March 1982. Item G40 in the exhibition catalogue and illustrated on page 86.
The Fine Art Society, London 29 March - 30 April, 1982.
Literature: The catalogue entry states this piece was previously exhibited at W.T Whitely 'The Arts and Crafts' Society Exhibition at the Grosvenor Gallery in 1912, where it was illustrated in 'The Studio vol LVII and priced at £12 12s 0d. The original pencil drawing for this piece is in the 'Drawing Book' by Arthur and Georgie Gaskin (Victoria and Albert Museum ref: E 6727091969), where all the stones in the piece are labelled, showing that the missing drop was an opal which we have reinstated.
Details
Of the Period
Arts and Crafts
Place of Origin
United Kingdom
Date of Manufacture
1912
Period
Early 20th Century
Metal
15k Gold
Silver
Stone
Natural Pearl
Opal
Tourmaline
Condition
Good
Dimensions
2.8 in. H x 2.72 in. W
7 cm H x 7 cm W
Weight
22.8g
Dealer Location
London, United Kingdom
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU3641900253
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