CHILD & CHILD 1880-1915
Venus & Zeus Buckle
Silver Enamel
H: 2.6 cm (1.02 in)  W: 5.4 cm (2.13 in) 
Marks: Child & Child monogram CC with sunflower
British, c.1900
Original Fitted Case
Original fitted case, the silk marked:
'Jewellers, 35 Alfred Place West,
Child & Child, Queen’s Gate, Gold and Silversmiths'
Literature: cf. Pre-Raphaelite to Arts & Crafts Jewellery
Charlotte Gere & Geoffrey C. Munn, 1996, p. 148
Child and Child were specialist art jewellers. They were patronised by artists from the Pre-Raphaelite circle including Edward Burne Jones, William Holman Hunt and Sir Edwin Lutyens and by members of the Royal family such as Queen Victoria, King Edward V11 and Queen Alexandra,
King George V and Queen Mary, and Alexandra, Empress of Russia
Ref: 4348