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GEORG KLEEMANN (1863 - 1932)

Jugendstil Brooch


GEORG KLEEMANN (1863 - 1932)

Jugendstil Brooch

Gold, plique-à-jour, opal, rubies, pearls

H  3.30cm (1.30 in)  |  W  4.60cm (1.81 in)

Origin German, c. 1902
Marks '18ct' & 'MBCo' for Murrle Bennett & Co
Case Fitted Case

A fabulous brooch designed by Georg Kleemann for Theodor Fahrner of a stylised beetle

Illustrated in our book:
Beatriz Chadour-Sampson & Sonya Newell-Smith, Tadema Gallery London Jewellery from the 1860s to 1960s, Arnoldsche Art Publishers, Stuttgart 2021, p. 52
Fritz Falk, Schmuck Jewellery 1840-1940, Highlights Scmuckmuseum, Pforzheim, Arnoldsche 2004, p. 116 fig. 132 for similar piece
Theodor Fahrner Schmuck, 1990, Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim, p. 109, fig. 1. 73 for similar piece
Schmuck in Deutschland und Osterreich 1895-1914, Ulrike von Hase, 1977, page 221, fig. 262 variant. Collection: Schmuckmuseum, Pforzheim
European Jewellery, From Historism to Art Nouveau, Pforzheim Jewellery Museum, Text Editor Dr. Fritz Falk, Shikosha Publishing Co Ltd, 1984, p. 153, fig.236 for similar piece

Price Code

Ref No   4050