H Peter CULLMAN
jewellery in gold and silver
Selected exhibitions - Images - Reviews and other Data - Internet
H Peter Cullman in Johannesburg in about 1974, since 1977 living in Toronto, Canada
Born in Berlin, 1941 - 3½ years apprenticeship as goldsmith at Idar-Oberstein, followed by 6 semesters at Fachhochschule für Gestaltung (Staatliche Kunst- und Werkschule), Pforzheim (with fellow student Bernd Munsteiner). Graduate Gemologist (GIA), Los Angeles.
Emigrated to South Africa in 1963. Worked at several workshops until 1966, including Egon Wegrostek, Johannesburg.
1966-1967 – worked in Montreal, Canada, then travelled through the U.S.A. and Mexico.
1967 – returned to South Africa, opening his own studio at Fanora House, Johannesburg. Participated at International Jewellery Exhibitions at Handwerksmesse, München (Schmuck 71, Schmuck 72).
Won awards in each and every of the Intergold jewellery competitions organised by the Chamber of Mines, Johannesburg, including the overall first prize in 1972 and 1974.
1977 returned to Canada. Chief designer for Lucas Jewellers, Montreal.
During 1979-2003 had own studio and store in Yorkville, Toronto.
Gallery 101, Rand Central, Johannesburg - 25th October, 1969
Gallery 101, Hyde Park, Sandton - 25th October, 1971
Gallery 101, Rand Central, Johannesburg - 13th November, 1974
"Sea urchin", 18ct gold brooch with pearl and diamonds (ill. Optima Johannesburg, Sept. 1970, p.110), photographed by Struan Robertson, exhibited at Gallery 101, Johannesburg, October 1969)
H Peter CULLMAN - 18ct gold brooch with cultured pearl + diamonds
H Peter CULLMAN - Pendant in 18ct. yellow gold with diamonds and handmade chain - 1998 - Private Collection
H Peter CULLMAN - Cufflinks in 18ct. yellow gold – 2001 - Private Collection
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4 items from a private collection in Switzerland
Various items from H Peter Cullman's archives
Selected jewellery 1974 to 1983 Johannesburg + Toronto
Additional images from H Peter Cullman's archives - 2017A
Additional images from H Peter Cullman's archives - 2017B
Additional image from H Peter Cullman's archives - 2017C
Left: H Peter Cullman - gold bracelet, ill. on Gallery 101 invitation card, 1974
H Peter CULLMAN - pendant on choker, 18ct gold, Sterling silver + diamonds
Reviews and other Data
ARTLOOK 24, Johannesburg - November, 1968, p. 3, ill.
ARTLOOK 35, Johannesburg - October, 1969, p. 15, ill.
Optima, Johannesburg - Artistic Jewellery - September, 1970, ill. (see above)
ARTLOOK 58, Johannesburg - September 1971, p. 32/33, ill.
"South African Art" (Macdonald South Africa, 1978) (James Ambrose Brown), p.50
Permanent Display at Gallery 21, Hyde Park, Sandton - 1972 (see image)
Rooi Rose Magazine, Johannesburg - 13th November, 1974, ill. article
Sunday Express, Johannesburg - 17th November, 1974, ill. review
The Star, Johannesburg - 19th November, 1974, ill. review
Items seen on the Internet
Welz/Sotheby's Johannesburg - Auctioned on 11th + 12th November, 2008 - Lots 973 + 974, ill. - 3 items
Kimberly, Klosterman, Cincinatti OH - 2007 - one item
Bonhams, New York NY - Salon Jewellery - Auction 18681 - 15th December, 2010 - Lot 345
Bonham's, Sydney Paddington, Australia - 15th November, 2010 - Lot 1614 - one item
Bonham's Sydney Australia - 4th September, 2012 - Auction 20628 Lot 37 - one item
Stephan Welz & Co., Cape Town - Sale SA 1206 - 3rd October, 2012 - Lot 875 (authenticated by H Peter Cullman, 2012) (previously at Bonhams New York)
www.pelmama.org - do an internal search for "Cullman"!
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