Judaica ,jewish Silver Broach ,made By David Heinz Gumbel,40s'-50s' Very Rare
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Judaica ,jewish Silver Broach ,made By David Heinz Gumbel,40s'-50s' Very Rare:
You are offerding on this fantastic piece of israeli jewish jewelry, this silver and stones broach is designed and hand made by the famous israeli jewish judaica maker david heinz gumbel, the broach is designed in a very modern way which reflects must of gumbel's judeaica designs , it is made from sterling -925 silver and stamped 925 , it two semi precious stones in it ,Tourmaline and Moonstone. gumbel's works are vey rare and important and the israeli museum held a very important exhibition for his and wolpert's judaica works on the 23/11/2012 ,the broach is signed on the back with david heinz gumbel initials in hebrew d.h.g which is a very early signature of his works .sizes : 3 1/2" x 2 1/2"
the broach us in Excellent Original Condition.
David Heinz Gumbel (given name was Detlev Heinz. He was born inSinsheim, Germany to a secular family among the pioneers of the local silversmith industry. In 1918, the Gumbels relocated toHeilbronnwhere David worked as an apprentice in the "Bruckmann & Sons" factory, becoming a certified steel engraver. In the late 1920's, Gumbel studied to be a silversmith at the school of applied arts in Berlin at theKunstgewerbeschule. Following his studies, Gumbel was employed at workshops as well as in the family factory in Heilbronn. It was there that Gumbel began to design hand-made silver pieces in the modern style. Simultaneously, he produced Jewish ritual objects like a Chanukah menorah or candlesticks. Gumbel utilized polished silver and other materials, such as ivory, in his works. In 1936, Gumbel left Germany for Land of Israel and joined the "New Bezalel" as a teacher and the administrator of the metal department, alongsideLudwig Yehuda Wolpert. Once in theLand of Israel, Gumbel began to work withtypography, ostensibly as a result of Wolpert's influence. Despite Gumbel's modern approach to design, he continued to work with and teach the traditional methods of manual manufacturing, such asrepoussé. In the early 1940's, he opened an independent workshop where he produced metal works and Judaica pieces in said silversmith techniques. Gumbel retired from his work at Bezalel in 1955. Gumbel have left at his will, the continuetion of his creation to the artist Malka Cohavi, his assistent and teacher at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design. Some of his most notable works: Candlestick of three arms (1930), Silver pouch for Declaration of Independence scroll (1949), Mezuzah case (1960), Etrog box (1975), Mezuza for the Suprim Court (1992) and more.