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EMIL RIESTER

Fantastical Beetle Brooch

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EMIL RIESTER

Fantastical Beetle Brooch

Gilded silver, abalone, chalcedony, green paste, garnet, pearls

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

Origin German, c. 1907
Case Fitted Case

A wierd & wonderful jewel.
Emil Riester was a goldsmith, designer, teacher & painter. He was Professor of Jewelry at the Pforzheim Kunstgewerbe School from c.1877

Literature
Illustrated in our forthcoming book:
Beatriz Chadour-Sampson & Sonya Newell-Smith, Tadema Gallery London Jewellery from the 1860s to 1960s, Arnoldsche Art Publishers, Stuttgart 2021, p. 50
cf. Ulrike von Hase, Schmuck in Deutschland und Osterreich 1895-1914, 1977, page 251-253 catalogue number 402, variant from the Schmuckmuseum, Pforzheim, collection.
Theodor Fahrner Schmuck, 1990, Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim, p. 127.

Price Code

Ref No   4378

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