Rare Plique a Jour Pendant, Hemmerle

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Rare Plique a Jour Pendant from the early part of the 20th Century by Hemmerle, Germany.
Hemmerle Jewelers was founded in the late 19th Century, in Munich, Germany working for the Imperial courts of Bavaria.
The house participated in the The Paris Exposition Universelle of 1900 which marked the high point of Art Nouveau, or Jugendstil as the style is known in Germany.
The vermeiled sterling silver pendant displays a wonderful and unusual combination of faceted Mexican Opals (orange) set against into deep green plique a jour enamel settings in the Jugenstil style.
Lovely and rare discovery in original presentation box circa 1910, showing original Maximilianstrasse address where the boutique still exists to this day.
Excellent condition.
14.5" length. Pendant 4" x .75". Original engraved 10k clasp.

Details

  • Condition
    Excellent. Engraved clasp 10k . In original box.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    4 in. H x 0.75 in. W x 14.5 in. L
    10 cm H x 2 cm W x 37 cm L
  • Length
    14.5 in. (37 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Riverdale, NY
  • Reference Number
    LU463668393
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