03-16-2010 03-16-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2496 Boston
March 16, 2010 10:00 AMCalender
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Art Deco Silver-gilt and Enamel Earpendants, Theodor Fahrner

$830$700
Auction: Fine Jewelry - 2496 Location: Boston Date / Time: March 16, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Art Deco Silver-gilt and Enamel Earpendants, Theodor Fahrner, 1927, with blue, turquoise, and brown matte cloisonne enamel wave and floret motifs on a background of corded and smooth applied wire designs, lg. 2 1/4 in., unsigned, marked Germany Sterling.

Literature: Pictured in Theodor Fahrner Jewelry... between Avantgarde and Tradition, Ulrike von Hase-Schmundt et al., p. 204, fig. 2.69.
Estimate $600-800

Fahrner Earpendants:
No signature of any kind
Both are marked German Sterling
reverse with tarnish, some uneveness of surface
One with small dot of extra metal on back at finding
some indecipherable markings on findings
one with shallow clamshell chip to pale blue enamel, not obtrusive
other minute enamel flaws, probably in the making
one with gilding wear of small scallop of frame
overall they look good

Keywords

Theodor Fahrner, Theodor Fahrner Jewelry, Ulrike von Hase-Schmundt