The Jarvie Shop pendant necklace on an original chain Chicago, Illinois sterling silver, chrysoprase stamped marks 5.7 dwts pendant: 13/16"w x 1 3/4"h; chain: 14 3/8"l
Provenance: The Paul & Terry Somerson Collection of 20th and 21st Century Metalwork and Jewelry
Literature: Berberian, Rosalie, Creating Beauty: Jewelry and Enamels of the American Arts & Crafts Movement, Schiffer, 2019, p. 105
Evon, Darcy L., Hand Wrought Arts & Crafts Metalwork & Jewelry: 1890-1940, Schiffer, 2013, p. 171
Catalog Note: Jewelry by The Jarvie Shop is extremely rare and only three works have been found, this being one of the three known examples. The necklace is a wonderful transitional Arts & Crafts and Art Nouveau design, with a classic linked chain, indicative of the Chicago aesthetic of the period.