Greek Pattern

Elegant Antique Gold & Enamel Cufflinks, ca. 1910


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Elegant Antique Gold & Enamel Cufflinks, ca. 1910
Elegant Antique Gold & Enamel Cufflinks, ca. 1910
Description
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At the turn of the century, 19th-century historicism had still explored the last historical stylistic form and brought it back to life. Neo-Gothic churches, Neo-Renaissance palaces and Neo-Baroque cathedrals can still be seen today in all the old towns of Europe and the USA; salons in the Neo-Rococo and even Neo-Egyptian styles had long since been created. Now, with time, a certain fatigue set in. Art Nouveau had already searched for new forms, but had remained just as caught up in rich decoration. In the first years of the new century, the avant-garde of artists, designers, and architects now tried to dispense even more extensively with decoration and historical forms. Peter Behrens, for example, developed a clear, archaic-classical style in architecture in Germany, in which he built impressive villas and also embassy buildings. The vague point of reference was Greek architecture, which was respected for its simplicity and monumentality. Similar examples can be found in the rest of Europe and also in the USA. The elegant cufflinks presented here are in this formal language. On their cushion-shaped faces they present the ornament of the meandering band, also called "running dog", known since the Stone Age, which stands out here in white and light blue enamel against a golden background. According to the hallmark, the well-preserved accessories were exported to Vienna in the early 20th century, presumably from Germany. To us found the elegant pair from Hamburg.
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Elegant Antique Gold & Enamel Cufflinks, ca. 1910
Greek Pattern
€ 890.00 *
Content 1 piece
Unit price €890.00 / piece
Incl. VAT, Shipping
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