Large Brooch Clematis
Theodor Fahrner, Pforzheim
H 61 mm W 64 mm D 10 mm
Sterling silver, partly gold-plated, soldered with corroded wire spirals, pearl
with very few signs of wear. Beautiful, orchid-shaped brooch, signed TF for Theodor Fahrner and 925 for silver 925 out of 1000 pieces, called sterling silver. Mostly fire-gilded. Safety lock on the large needle on the back. Half pearl in the middle.
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about this Object:
The quality manufacturer from Pforzheim for costume jewelry in artistically valuable design produced so-called filigree jewelry from 1932. These models were very popular with the public at the time and are still worn and collected today. All pieces are made of sterling silver, mostly gold-plated with marcasites and/or colored stones.