MURRLE BENNETT & CO (Worked from 1896-1916) Art Nouveau Brooch. Gold, sapphire & pearl. United Kingdom, c. 1900. Marks: MB & Co & '15ct'. Sinuous Art Nouveau brooch with a lovely sapphire 0.25 cts approx. (hva)
Nigeria | Double armlet; carved from a single block of ivory, outer carved layer [.1] and inner layer [.2] perforated with decoration. The two layers move independently of each other, but cannot slip apart. Carved with human and animal figures. Jingles formerly attached to loops at top and bottom of armlet are mostly now missing. | Yoruba people | Ijebu (Benin); collected in 1897.