Fritz Riesack: An Art Deco Gilt Silver Necklace, ca. 1930
 
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Fritz Riesack: An Art Deco Gilt Silver Necklace, ca. 1930

Item No.: RGG00080

Item Description: "Fritz Riesack: An Art Deco Gilt Silver Necklace, ca. 1930"

Fritz Riesack: An Art Déco Gilt Silver Necklace, ca. 1930
Silver 925 gilt
L 38 cm; W from 3.2 to 2 cm
Marks: “925  FRIESACK”
Germany, 1930s

Rolled up silver discs and wire are the simple constructional ingredients of the threedimensional, geometric elements to which Fritz Riesack gives the effect of a delicate breeziness by lining them up to a necklace. At the same time they display an almost architectonic quality.
The last picture shows the sample card from the archive of Fritz Riesack with a contemporary photograph of the necklace on offer. The seven balls at centre might be a later addition to the necklace or added by Riesack according to the customer’s request. They are not soldered to the chain and thus can be removed.
Fritz Riesack (1904 – 1970) set up his workshop 1927 in Essen, Germany. His early works show the influence of the Bauhaus.
The necklace will be accompanied by a copy of the above mentioned sample card.

Literature:
- Weber, Christianne: Schmuck der 20er und 30er Jahre in Deutschland: Künstlerschmuck des Art Déco und der Neuen Sachlichkeit. Stuttgart 1990, p. 287.

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