KARL ROTHMÜLLER (1860 - 1930)

Superb Octopus Ring

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KARL ROTHMÜLLER (1860 - 1930)

Superb Octopus Ring

Gold, sapphire, rubies

H  1.90cm (0.75 in)

Origin German, c. 1901
Case Ring Case
Ring Size |UK: P|
Condition Very good
Weight 5.10 Grams

An exceptional example of Rothmuller's exotic jewelry designs featuring a stylised octopus with a cabochon sapphire body. This representation of the octopus is a striking example of the decorative portrayal of this fascinating creature.

Literature
Fritz Falk, Schmuck Jewellery 1840-1940, Highlights Scmuckmuseum, Pforzheim, Arnoldsche 2004, p.103, fig. 112
cf. Munchner Schmuck 1900-1940, Munich National Museum 1990, p. 49, fig. 49 for similar piece
European Jewellery, From Historism to Art Nouveau, Pforzheim Jewellery Museum, Text Editor Dr. Fritz Falk, Shikosha Publishing Co Ltd, 1984, p. 176, fig. 175.

Price Code

Ref No   7050

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