Art nouveau, Arts and crafts
Price range: £1,000-5,000
For sale is this lovely amethyst silver choker by Arthur and Georgie Gaskin. This choker was exhibited at the Court Barn Museum exhibition on the Gaskins, exhibit J25, and the catalogue entry giving full provenance can be found at this link. The choker is in excellent condition and catalogued as fully original at the Court Barn exhibition. It is an unusual Gaskin design and may therefore have been altered at some time. It is unmarked.
For further information on the Gaskins and similar designs to this see Elyse Zorn Karlin, “Jewelry and Metalwork in the Arts and Crafts Tradition” and “Arthur and Georgie Gaskin” a catalogue by Cheltenham Museum, 1981.
Maker: Arthur and Georgie Gaskin
Designer: Arthur and Georgie Gaskin
Date: c 1915
Material: Silver, amethyst, mother of pearl
Condition: Excellent, see description
Size: Length 39cm