The piece relates to and is influenced by the works of Tatlin, Puni and Kluin.(See "Russian Constructivism" by Christina Lodder 1983)Russian, an 18th.century Icon of St.This became a popular style and cast-iron jewelry continued to be made until the mid-19th century.Those early iron replicas, known as Fer-de-Berlin, are highly collectible today.This is not because of any inherent limitation of African culture but because of the historical conditions under which European cultures arrived at their concept of art.The Western separation of fine art from the lowlier (i.e., useful skill) came out of a sequence of social, economic, and intellectual changes in Europe that did not occur in Africa before the colonial period at the very earliest.One way to determine if a jewelry item is Georgian is by the mount: stones set in Georgian pieces often had enclosed backs and were set over a foil. To keep up with the rising demand for jewelry, reproduced copies of gemstones and a gold substitute known as pinchbeck became commonplace.
ATLA was a trade name for silver plate produced by Cohr a George V figural silver handled golf club by Adie & Lovekin, established in 1879 at Regent Street, Birmingham.During the early Georgian period, diamonds were the most desirable stone, but colored stones, such as emeralds, rubies, and sapphires, were later brought back into popular fashion.Jewelers experimented with new gem cuts, the most popular being rose cut and table cut. 19th C Russian and Greek Icons Russian Postcards Bargain Russian and Greek Icons Travelling Icons and Crosses Russian Lacquer Russian and Greek Icons of the 17/18th centuries Russian Woodwork Russian Paintings and Posters Russian Silversmiths Hallmarks by Geoffrey Watts Google Maps Tour of Iconastas Soviet Art & Communist Art Terms and Conditions Russian, a large gold (56) locket set with a diamond, ruby, sapphire and emerald, with engraved initials on reverse obliterating makers mark.Scratched inventory number inside and contained in a leather Faberge box...7 x 5cms.