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ADOLF MAYER SEN. (worked 1910-1930)

German Secessionist Brooch

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ADOLF MAYER SEN. (worked 1910-1930)

German Secessionist Brooch

Silver Ivory Chalcedony Marcasite

H  3.70 cm (1.46 in)  |  W  6.00 cm (2.36 in)

Origin German, c. 1926
Marks 'ATM' monogram '900' 'AM' & 'Original Handarbeit'
Case Fitted Case
Condition Very good
Weight 17.80 Grams

A fusion of Japonisme & the Wiener Werkstatte. The asymmetry of the green oval chalcedony garlanded with ivory laurels reinforcing the Japanese Wabi-sabi, but still holding on to the late Wiener Werkstatte idiom.

Literature:
cf. Schmuck der 20er und 30er Jahre in Deutschland, Christianne Weber, p. 253 & 371, cat. no. 472 & 473

Price Code

Ref No   4864

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