'The Tree of Life' A highly important enamel jewel
'The Tree of Life' A highly important enamel jewel
'The Tree of Life' A highly important enamel jewel

SIR GEORGE FRAMPTON R.A., P.R.B.S. (1850-1928)

'The Tree of Life' A highly important enamel jewel

1898 British

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Mounted in gilded silver for wear as a brooch, pendant or waist-clasp. The Aesthetic Movements taste for Japonisme is graphically illustrated in this monumental design
The Studio, Vol. XVI, 1898, p.250
Very good
Now in the collection of The Royal Museum, Edinburgh
In a critique of Frampton's work in enamels, which describes & illustrates this jewel, executed for his wife, The Studio comments: 'It was in despair of providing Mrs Frampton with really artistically effective ornaments that Mr Frampton was struck with the idea of himself producing these entirely in enamel'. One of the three is in the collection of the City Museum & Art Gallery, Birmingham
Dimensions
Width 8.70 cm (3.43 inches)
Depth 12.50 cm (4.92 inches)
Stock Code
2333
Medium
Gilded silver Enamel
Signed/Inscribed
Monogrammed & dated in gold: ‘GF’ ‘1898’
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