Antique Jugendstil Art Nouveau pendant on chain. Pendant made in Pforzheim, Germany circa 1910 - 1914 by Theodor Fahrner. The chain was made in Paris, France. Measurements: Pendant measures just under 2 inches (48mm) long, not including the bale (loop).Chain measures approximately 19 1/2 inches (49.5cm). Combined weight is 12.8 grams. Description: Naturalistically sculpted pendant with a grape and vine leaf theme. Scrolling tendrils surround modelled silver grapes and overlapping foliage, elongated and elegant in the Nouveau / Jugendstil style. Openwork tendrils highlight and enrich this effect. The approximate center of the pendant is set with a large, oval cabochon chrysoprase and another, smaller round one balances the composition on the upper right. A very similar but smaller pendant with less detail, is shown on page 145 of the book Theodor Fahrner Jewelry between Avantgarde and Tradition. Art Nouveau Art Deco The 1950s. By Ulrike von Hase-Schmundt , Christianne Weber and Ingeborg Becker.
The chain is sturdy with rectangular links. Marks: Engraved TF mark in a circle, used by Theodor Fahrner since about 1901. Partially legible 800 for the silver standard. Condition: very good with negligible wear commensurate with age.Please see enlarged pictures and don't hesitate to ask questions which we will do our best to answer. Add Me to Your Favorite Sellers. Feel free to ask question.
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These charges are the buyers responsibility. The item "Theodor Fahrner Pendant Silver Chrysoprase Signed Jugendstil Art Nouveau (6311)" is in sale since Tuesday, March 31, 2020.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Art Nouveau/Art Deco 1895-1935\Necklaces & Pendants". The seller is "brendaginsberg" and is located in Boca Raton, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.