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Unworn Vintage Gilt Silver Necklace By Theodor Fahrner, ca. 1955


€ 590.00 *
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Unworn Vintage Gilt Silver Necklace By Theodor Fahrner, ca. 1955
Unworn Vintage Gilt Silver Necklace By Theodor Fahrner, ca. 1955
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Fahrner jewellery from Pforzheim occupies a special place in the history of Art Nouveau and Art Deco jewellery. For Theodor Fahrner and later his successor Gustav Braendle knew better than almost any other modern jewellery manufacturer how to make artistically convincing designs and quality workmanship the hallmark of their brooches, necklaces, bracelets and earrings. Theodor Fahrner made artists' jewellery affordable by combining modern forms with democratic materials. He did not create individual pieces for a small elite like Lalique or Cartier, but the designs were mass-produced in silver, decorated with enamel, marcasites and occasionally precious stones. Jewellers and department stores throughout Europe sold the jewellery, which Fahrner advertised extensively in journals and magazines: "Fahrner jewellery - based on designs by the best artists" allowed every woman to participate in a modern life full of beauty. Sales representatives with large sample cases presented the new products developed in Pforzheim to local jewellers. One such sample case full of unworn Fahrner jewellery had lain untouched in an attic for the last 40 years or more until we were able to purchase it. It contained samples of almost all series from about 1919 until the dissolution of the company in 1979, most of them with a model number or the "Original Fahrner" seal. The necklace here is therefore unworn and shows therefore in best condition - an original price label with the former wholesale price of 88.- DM is together with the old item number on the piece of jewellery. The necklace is composed of eighteen similar links, which look like loops of cords and a richly ornamented band. Individual cord piercings give the links an oriental impression. The jewellery displays the typical design language of the 1950s and the silver shows off in rich gold plating. A wonderful overview of the wealth of designs is offered in the catalogueue "Theodor Fahrner. Jewellery between avant-garde and tradition", edited by Brigitte Leonhardt and Dieter Zühlsdorff, Stuttgart 2005. Fahrner jewellery is often collected. Discover all the other Fahrner jewellery we offer at this location..
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Unworn Vintage Gilt Silver Necklace By Theodor Fahrner, ca. 1955
Cords And Ribbons
€ 590.00 *
Content 1 piece
Incl. VAT, Shipping
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