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Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 6:00 PM CDT

Tradition & Innovation

Sale 5001 Lot 16

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.

Estimate $3,000-5,000

Sold for $28,750