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EMIL RIESTER (died 1925))

Dramatic Jugendstil Brooch


EMIL RIESTER (died 1925))

Dramatic Jugendstil Brooch

Gilded silver Abalone Chalcedony Pearl

W  7.40cm (2.91 in)  |  D  7.10cm (2.80 in)

Origin German, c. 1905
Case Fitted Case

cf. Schmuck in Deutschland und Osterreich 1895-1914 Ulrike von Hase, 1977, p. 251-253 cat. no 402, variant illustrated from the Schmuckmuseum, Pforzheim, collection.

Theodor Fahrner Schmuck, 1990, Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim, p. 127. Emil Riester was a goldsmith, designer, teacher & painter. He was Professor of Jewelry at the Pforzheim Kunstgewerbe School from c.1877

Price Code

Ref No   4378