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Vintage Brooch by Theodor Fahrner with Marcasites, Pforzheim around 1955


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Vintage Brooch by Theodor Fahrner with Marcasites, Pforzheim around 1955
Vintage Brooch by Theodor Fahrner with Marcasites, Pforzheim around 1955
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"The beauty of clothing is enhanced to an extraordinary degree by the distinctive effect of Fahrner jewellery. No lady of taste will want to do without it in the future." (From a brochure of the company Theodor Fahrner from the 1920s) In the history of Art Nouveau and Art Deco jewellery, Fahrner jewellery from Pforzheim occupies a special place. For Theodor Fahrner and later his successor Gustav Braendle knew better than almost any other jewelry manufacturer of the modern era how to make artistically convincing designs and quality workmanship the hallmark of their brooches, necklaces, bracelets and earrings. Salesmen with large sample cases presented the new designs developed in Pforzheim to local jewelers every year. One such sample case full of unworn Fahrner jewelry had lain untouched in an attic for the last 40 years or more until it was offered to us. It contained samples of almost every series from about 1919 until the company's dissolution in 1979, most marked with a model number or the "Original Fahrner" seal. The brooch presented here is from this collection. It is therefore unworn and perfectly preserved. The brooch shows in the form of a concave and convex curved band and a slightly curved bar. The surfaces are hatched; small marcasites are scattered on them and play with the incident light. The jewelry is made of silver, which has been lightly gilded. This type of gilding is called "antique gilding" by Fahrner. It has a cool, slightly greenish-gold tone, by which Fahrner jewelry can be easily identified. The brooch was probably executed in the 1950s, as it speaks the formal language of that era. A wonderful overview of the wealth of designs is offered in the catalog "Theodor Fahrner. Jewellery between avant-garde and tradition", edited by Brigitte Leonhardt and Dieter Zühlsdorff, Stuttgart 2005. Discover all the other Fahrner jewelry we offer on our website..
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Vintage Brooch by Theodor Fahrner with Marcasites, Pforzheim around 1955
Gold Bar
€ 189.00 *
Content 1 piece
Incl. VAT, Shipping

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