Art nouveau, Arts and crafts
A rare Thomas Edmund Wyatt Ware brooch, signed with his monogram. The brooch is in silver set with large blister pearl centre surrounded by cabochon natural sapphires.
Thomas Edmund Wyatt Ware was a teacher of jewellery and goldsmithing at the Central School of Art from 1910-1940, alongside the likes of H G Murphy. Initially trained as a sculptor, in his later years he became a highly regarded sculptor. A gold and cabochon sapphire engagement ring he made is on display in the Victoria and Albert Museum, see link for more details.
Maker: Thomas Edmund Wyatt Ware
Designer: Thomas Edmund Wyatt Ware
Date : c 1910
Marks: TEWW monogramme
Material: Silver, natural sapphire, blister pearl
Condition: Very good
Size: 3cm diameter
Weight : NA