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    Posted 4 years ago

    Peasejean55
    (491 items)

    To me this as all the style of being Murrle Bennett, the pendant is marked 950 MB so I think it could be one of their earlier pieces because usually the mark would be MB&Co in a circle. The pendant I think as been handmade with a hammered finish, it is silver gilt. At the bottom there are 3 rivets which is typical of their work. The drop at the bottom was described as a imitation opal, I think it's real. The enameling is similar to a Tudor rose, the red rose of Lancashire and what should be white rose of Yorkshire which is yellow in this pendant. The enameling is translucent as you can see the hammering through it.
    I have seen the same pendant on a auction in the States that also as the same markings and they describe it as it could be Murrle Bennett. Any help would be appreciated.

    Many thanks for looking.

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    Comments

    1. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 4 years ago
      You have such lush, wonderful jewelry!
    2. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 4 years ago
      https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/murrle-bennett-950-mb-red-rose-168051129
      This is the one I found.
    3. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 4 years ago
      Thank you Thomas.
    4. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 4 years ago
      Hi Bonnie, I really appreciate you dropping by, thanks for your gracious comment.
    5. nutsabotas6 nutsabotas6, 4 years ago
      Such a stunning piece !! It's Gorgeous ! :)
    6. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 4 years ago
      Awww, Ken thank you. I'm pleased with this pendant because I'm sure I saw the auction lot above so I had an idea this pendant might be Murrle Bennett. It's funny how your memory and retain certain information, but forget other things, it's called selective memory, lol
    7. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 4 years ago
      http://www.nouveaudecoarts.com/Jewellery/Murrle-Bennett-Silver-And-Enamel-Flower-Pendant.Html?page=2#main
      Similar design.
    8. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 4 years ago
      It is lovely Jean.....good to have the information floating around in the memory isn't it!!! Well done! :-)
    9. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 4 years ago
      I'm really pleased with this one Judy as I got it for an excellent price. It is good when you can recall in your memory certain designs, this pendant I saw maybe about 2 years ago. My pendant came up on eBay recently I instantly regconized it.
    10. Annasacorns, 4 years ago
      I actually picked one of these pendants up recently, it's the same design but mine has a red dropper. I'm certain it's by Murrle Bennett, as you say it could be an early piece as the makers mark is slightly different
    11. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 4 years ago
      Hi Annasacorns, thanks for your comment. I think the first link I posted was the exact pendant to this and yours, except it had a red drop, I think the stone could be Cornelian.
    12. Jewels1900 Jewels1900, 4 years ago
      Hi Jean. I'm sorry to say I've got bad news for you on this one. Let me know if you want to low down.
    13. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 3 years ago
      Oops hi Jewels1900, of course I definitely want the low down. Sorry I didn't respond before but I've been travelling and have just noticed your comment
    14. Jewels1900 Jewels1900, 3 years ago
      Hi Jean, I'm pretty confident this one is a modern reproduction. I see them from time-to-time.

      There are a few indicators. The mark is wrong, the gilding is too bright and the quality is not as sharp as the period example you linked.

      Have you compared it to the lovely enamel jugendstil example you have with the checkerboard design? I'm pretty sure the original one you posted a link to & the checkerboard one you have are by the same maker. Compare the colours & quality of the enamelling and let me know what you think.
    15. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 3 years ago
      Hi Jewels1900, is that the large pendant by Haseler and Murrle Bennett.

      I do see what you mean, what bothered me was the enameling it doesn't look the same as their other pieces. I see there is another one being sold on eBay at the moment. You really do have to be careful, I did take a punt on this one luckily I didn't spend so much on it, but in the future I'm going to be very careful. Thanks for your help as always it's much appreciated.
    16. Karenoke Karenoke, 3 years ago
      I've said it before and I'll say it again, you have an amazing collection!!!
    17. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 3 years ago
      Awwww, thank you so much, I really appreciate your comment and I'm pleased you like my collection Karenoke:-)))
    18. Jewels1900 Jewels1900, 3 years ago
      This is the one I mean Jean - http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/162536-murrle-bennett-silver-enamel-pendant

      I take a punt all the time, it's enviable some of them are going to be duds. And some are going to be awesome too!
    19. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 3 years ago
      Yes that was the one I was thinking about Jewels1900, that pendant is certainly a cracker, of course I still have it, it's going no where. If I remember correctly that was also a punt which went my way, you win some you loose some.
    20. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 3 years ago
      http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/172729569503
      This is the same one being sold at the moment.
    21. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 3 years ago
      Many thanks

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