Object Description

This Triangular Corsage Brooch ‘Loves Garland’ by Arthur Gaskin and his wife Georgie is a fine example of their romantic Arts & Crafts jewelry.
Signed ‘G’ verso
Silver, gold, opal, pink tourmaline, blister pearl and emerald paste.
H 7.10 cm (2.80 in) | W 6.90 cm (2.72 in)
Origin United Kingdom, 1912
Marks ‘G’ verso
Case Original Fitted Case
Condition Very good
Weight 22.80 Grams

Object History

From the collection of Laurence W. Hodson (1863-1933), thence by descent.
Exhibited ‘Arthur & Georgie Gaskin’, City Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham 11 February – 21 March 1982, The Fine Art Society, London 29 March – 30 April 1982. Item G40 in this exhibition catalogue and illustrated on P.86 of the exhibition catalogue.

Object Literature

The catalogue entry states this piece was previously exhibited at W. T. Whitely ‘The Arts and Crafts Society’s Exhibition at the Grosvenor Gallery’ in 1912, where it was illustrated in ‘The Studio vol. LVII’ and priced at £12 12s 0d. The original pencil drawing for
this piece is in the ‘Drawing Book’ by Arthur & Georgie Gaskin (Victoria and Albert Museum ref: E672-709-1969), where all the stones in the piece are labelled, showing that the missing drop was an opal which we have reinstated.

Object Condition

Very Good

Object Classification

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

Dealer Location

London UK