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JugenstilHair Combwith Mother of Pearl and Blue Zircon

Jugenstil is the name of the German period of art and design that coincided with, and was influenced by, Art Nouveau and the Arts and Crafts movement in Britain. Jugenstil bridged the last decade of the 19th century through to the outbreak of the first world war. As with most all art movements of length, there were variations in the designs produced over time and by location. This phenomenal hair comb looks as if probably made in Berlin owing to it's more retrained, architectural style. The comb is made in horn with a coin silver plaque set with natural blue zircon and a mother of pearl cabochon.


  • Materials

    Coin silver, horn, 15.2mm mother of pearl cabochon, blue zircon: 2 x 4mm, 2 x 2.2mm, 1 x 5.6mm

  • Age

    c. 1900

  • Condition

    Very good - a few almost imperceptible nicks to the chrome along the edges

  • Size

    4 1/8" length, 3 1/2" at the widest point

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