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WILHELM LUCAS VON CRANACH (1861 - 1918)

'Cuttlefish' Superb Symbolist Brooch

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WILHELM LUCAS VON CRANACH (1861 - 1918)

'Cuttlefish' Superb Symbolist Brooch

Gold, enamel, pearls, ruby

H  5.10cm (2.01 in)  |  W  5.10cm (2.01 in)

Origin German, c. 1900
Marks 'WLC' monogram
Case Fitted Case

Literature
Vivienne Becker, Illustrated number six: "Impossible Collection of Jewelry" 100 Most important Jewels of the 20th century, 2013, Assouline.
Beatriz Chadour-Sampson with Hubert Bari, Pearls, V & A 2013, illustrated p. 122 & back cover

Collections
Acquired by The Richard H. Driehaus Museum, Chicago

Price Code

Ref No   3820

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