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KARL ROTHMÜLLER (1860 - 1930)

Jugendstil Octopus Buckle


KARL ROTHMÜLLER (1860 - 1930)

Jugendstil Octopus Buckle

Silver, Partly Gilt Opal Garnet Chalcedony

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

Origin German, c. 1900
Case Fitted Case
Condition Very good

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.

Documented: 'Moderner Schmuck von Karl Rothmuller in Munchen' dated 1900; Vol. 113 no 3 Bijoux Boucles Pays Divers XIXe Siecle
Previously attributed to Lucas Von Cranach

Maker & Muse Women and the Early Twentieth Century Art Jewelry, The Richard H. Driehaus Museum, 2015, illustrated: page 177

Price Code

Ref No   2035