Art Nouveau / Arts & Crafts 9ct Blister Pearl Brooch By Henry Mathews 1905

Collections: Sold Archive

Sweet and dainty blister Pearl brooch from the Art Nouveau / Arts & Crafts era.

With flowing naturalistic lines and centered with a bright and white small oval blister pearl which contrasts very prettily with the rich hued 9ct gold.

Fully hallmarked to the verso for Henry Mathews (1894-1930) Vittoria Street Birmingham and date letter for 1905.

Perfect at the throat of closed crisp white shirt or pin this antique beauty to your favourite lapel.

History of Henry Mathews

Henry Mathews was a Birmingham silversmith and his first mark was registered in 1893.  Based in Vittoria Street famous for being part of the Jewellery Quarter in Birmingham. 

Better known for his silverware than jewellery however occasionally such as in this instance a beautiful quality piece will sometimes appear.

Blister Pearl

4cm x 1.0cm

2.21 Grams

‘H M’ for Henry Mathews
9 / Anchor / ‘f’ for 1905

Very very good condition.  Pearl is bright and white with no damage.

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