A highly important Arts & Crafts jewel
A highly important Arts & Crafts jewel

JOHN PAUL COOPER (1869-1933)

A highly important Arts & Crafts jewel

c. 1908 England

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This is a unique & striking example of Cooper’s mannerist essays in jewellery design. Expressing his passion for the mystery & meaning of precious metals & stones, this idiosyncratic jewel echoes the glory of late medieval & Renaissance jewellery
‘He aimed in all his work to embody all that is best & highest in life, with a beauty of creation that stamped him a great artist’ (Edward Gordon Craig, 6th May 1933)
Very good
John Paul Cooper sketch-book, no 470
Now in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA
John Paul Cooper, Designer and Craftsman of the Arts & Crafts Movement, N. Natasha Kuzmanovic 1999, pl. 42
Height 14.00 cm (5.51 inches)
Width 9.30 cm (3.66 inches)
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Gold set with black blister pearl moonstone, amethyst, chrysoprase bowenite & ruby
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