Theodor Fahrner Jugendstil Pendant designed by Joseph Maria Olbrich

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Object Description

Rare Jugenstil pendant for Theodor Fahrner. It is stamped `FM’ (Ferdinand Morawe) but the contemporary literature confirms Olbrich’s authorship several times
Silver, enamel & chalcedony.
Documented Olbrich jewels are extremely rare.
Joseph Maria Olbrich was a founder member of the Vienna Secession in 1897. In 1899, at the invitation of the Grand Duke of Hesse, Olbrich set up the Artists’ colony at Darmstadt, thereby intermingling the styles of Austria & Germany.

Object Literature

Illustrated in our book:
Beatriz Chadour-Sampson & Sonya Newell-Smith, Tadema Gallery London Jewellery from the 1860s to 1960s, Arnoldsche Art Publishers, Stuttgart 2021, cat. no. 502
Theodor Fahrner Schmuck, 1990, p.123, cat. no. 1.92 another version illustrated
Museum Kunstlerkolonie Darmstadt cat. p.202, cat. no. 308 brooch version illustrated

Object Condition

Very Good

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