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KARL ROTHMÜLLER (1860 - 1930)

Jugendstil Octopus Buckle

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KARL ROTHMÜLLER (1860 - 1930)

Jugendstil Octopus Buckle

Silver partly gilt, opal, garnets, chalcedonies

H  4.50cm (1.77 in)  |  W  7.50cm (2.95 in)

Origin German, c. 1900
Case Fitted Case

Parcel gilt waist clasp, in two parts. The body of the octopus, set with opal, the eyes with garnets. The two gilded fish, set with green chalcedony eyes.

Literature
Maker & Muse Women and the Early Twentieth Century Art Jewelry, The Richard H. Driehaus Museum, 2015, illustrated: p.177
Documented: 'Moderner Schmuck von Karl Rothmuller in Munchen' dated 1900; Volume 113, Bijoux Grafes Boucles Broches, Pays Divers, X1Xe Siècle, A-Z number 3 (Library of the Musée des arts décoratifs, Paris).

Collections
Acquired by The Richard H. Driehaus Museum, Chicago

Price Code

Ref No   2035

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