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Lot 109: ART NOUVEAU SILVER AND ENAMEL BROOCH CHARLES HORNER, MAKER, 1912
26 October 2016
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
ART NOUVEAU SILVER AND ENAMEL BROOCH
CHARLES HORNER, MAKER, 1912
with entwined tendril decoration, hallmarked Chester 1912, 3.1cm across; another CHARLES HORNER SILVER AND ENAMEL BROOCH, modelled as a moth in the Egyptian style, hallmarked Birmingham, 1917, 4.5cm across; and a CELTIC REVIVAL SILVER CROSS PENDANT, in the manner of Alexander Ritchie, hallmarked Glasgow 1962, 7cm long (3)
Charles Horner entwined brooch - enamel has been professionally restored, only visible under a 10x loop
Metalwork good order
Egyptian style: Significant restoration to around 50% of the enamel on the brooch, visible without loop
Metalwork aslo good order
Cross: Marks clear
Metalwork with overall expected wear but still OK
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