A rare and beautiful Art Nouveau piece by renowned jeweller Charles Horner, fully hallmarked for manufacture in Chester, 1909.  Features a winged insect with champleve panels of guilloche enamel in bright turquoise & greens with the body textured in basse taille, with a single pear drop below.

Suspended from original fancy rondel link chain, closing with a bolt ring.

What we love:

Rare and collectible, this pendant and chain are in extraordinary condition, the bright enameled work is simply stunning.

Sitting beautifully on with the perfect proportions and exceptional craftsmanship, this piece will make a wonderful addition to your antique jewellery collection.

About the Maker:

Charles Horner (1837–1896) was an English jewellery and founder of the Halifax jewellery business Charles Horner of Halifax.

Horner's business was founded in the 1860s and was based at 23 Northgate, Halifax. It produced silver jewellery and ornaments. Among its better-known jewellery lines were excellent quality enameled Art Nouveau pendants and necklaces. He became synonymous with the Art Nouveau movement and is highly regarded and fiercely collected.


The Details:

Length:  chain: 45cm, pendant drop: 7cm

Metal: Sterling Silver, 925

Hallmarks: Charles Horner, Chester, 1909

Weight:  9.42 grams

Condition:  In excellent Antique condition, no losses to enamel, minimal signs of wear

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