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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, "Impossible Collection of Jewelry" 100 Most important Jewels of the 20th century, 2013, Assouline, Illustrated fig 6
Beatriz Chadour-Sampson with Hubert Bari, Pearls, V & A 2013, illustrated p. 122 & back cover
The Grosvenor House Art & Antiques Fair, 2002, Handbook, Published in association with Harpers & Queen, Silver, Jewellery & Objects of Vertu, Tadema Gallery, Stand 21, illustrated p. 278.

Cranach, Wilhelm Lucas von, Werke moderner Goldschmiedekunst, Leipzig, Carl Scholtze (W. Junhans), Verlag für Architektur, Technik und Kunstgewerbe, 1903, illustrated p. 6.
Digi-hub Digital Collections, Universitätsbibliothek der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin p. 26

Collections
Acquired by The Richard H. Driehaus Museum, Chicago

Price Code

Ref No   3820

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