This brooch is rare consisting of a five-leafed sculptural flower with the millegriff technique of wires in an intricate swirling and lined pattern in silver gilt. Ten marcasites surround a central pearl with a stalk of silver and marcasites.
Theodor Fahrner began a workshop in Pforzheim, Germany in 1855, creating jewellery of Art Nouveau or Jugendstil style. This type of filigree jewellery was produced in the early 20th Century.
Comes with box from jeweller Busse of Duusseldorf.
6.5cm (2¾in) dia.