Silver Plique-à-jour enamel Opal
W 6.50 cm (2.56 in) | L 22.00 cm (8.66 in)
Origin: British, c. 1900
Case: Fitted Case
Condition: Very good
A wonderful serpent hair pin by Fred Partridge. The silver base unscrews to facilitate fitting.
Serpentina - Snake Jewellery from around the World, Fritz Falk, 2011, illustrated pl.143.
The Art Workers' Quarterly, July 1904, pl. no. 2
Silver Jewelry Designs, Nancy N. Schiffer, 1996, illustrated p.49
Jewelry & Metalwork in the Arts & Crafts Tradition, Elyse Zorn Karlin, 1993, p.87
The Guild of Handicraft Limited, Silversmiths & Jewellers by Appointment to Her Majesty The Queen, p.78