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.
- Of the PeriodJugendstil
- Place of originGermany
- Date of manufacture1910
- ConditionExcellent. Engraved clasp 10k . In original box.
- WearWear consistent with age and use.
H 4 in. x W .75 in. x D 14.5 in.
H 10.16 cm x W 1.91 cm x D 36.83 cm
- Length14.5 in. (36.83 cm)
- Seller locationRiverdale, NY
- Reference numberLU463668393
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