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FREDERICK JAMES PARTRIDGE 1877-1942
Guild of Handicraft Serpent Hair Pin
Silver Plique-Ă -jour enamel Opal
H: 22 cm (8.66 in)  W: 6.5 cm (2.56 in) 
British, c.1900
Fitted Case
The silver base unscrews to facilitate fitting
Literature: cf. Serpentina - Snake Jewellery from around the World, Fritz Falk, 2011, ISBN 978-3-89790-354-8, illustrated pl.143
The Art Workers’ Quarterly, July 1904, pl. no. 2
Silver Jewelry Designs, Nancy N. Schiffer, 1996, illustrated p.49
Jewelry & Metalwork in the Arts & Crafts Tradition,
Elyse Zorn Karlin, 1993, p.87
The Guild of Handicraft Limited, Silversmiths & Jewellers by Appointment to Her Majesty The Queen, p.78
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