Silver, moonstone, rock crystal

Heilbronn um 1914

Design: Helene Lock-Brandt (Plauen 1879 - 1950 Heilbronn)
Execution: Peter Bruckmann & Sons, Heilbronn, ca. 1914
Model no.: 11770, height: 54 cm, weight: 2680 g

Details

One of four girandoles that were designed for the Werkbund exhibition in Cologne in 1914 by Helene Lock-Brandt, one of the most important female German silversmiths. The six-armed candlestick is a superb example of silversmithing art and marks the pinnacle of her creative achievement.


References:

Reinhard Sänger, Helene Lock-Brandt, in: catalogue for the exhibition "Frauensilber, Paula Strauss, Emmy Roth und Co, Silberschmiedinnen der Bauhauszeit", Badische Landesmuseum Karlsruhe, 2011, pp. 106-113